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December 6, 2013
   Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care Becomes We Honor Veterans Partner It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflects the important contributions made by these men and women, Coastal Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the
November 30, 2013
    Hospice care helps patients and families focus on living. This is the message that Coastal Hospice is sharing with the community during National Hospice/Palliative Care Month. However, this important message lasts beyond the month of November and is important all year round. “November is a valuable time to raise awareness throughout our community about care at the end of life,” said Coastal Hospice President Alane Capen.  “But the time a
November 29, 2013
  Coastal Hospice is excited to have joined Alliance Kids, a regional pediatric hospice and palliative care partnership. The alliance includes pediatric hospice and palliative care providers from throughout the state of Maryland and Washington, DC. The goals of the alliance are to bring uniformity in the message about hospice to pediatricians and children’s hospitals and provide consistency in the delivery of pediatric care provided by regional
November 15, 2013
With a grant from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Coastal Hospice is running an ad on local TV stations for a limited time. The ad features an African American couple and describes some of the benefits of hospice care. African Americans are less likely than others to call hospice. The TV ad is one step in a community education campaign designed to dispel some of the myths that may stand in their way. 
November 10, 2013
Coastal Hospice is looking for volunteers to help us continue our mission to help patients with life limiting illnesses. There are many opportunities for volunteering including providing comfort and companionship to patients and families, delivering supplies and office support.  Coastal Hospice provides services to patients who face life-limiting conditions whether they are living at home, in a nursing home, assisted living facility or at Coastal Hospice at the

 

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