Coastal Hospice



Elaine Bean
Coastal Hospice

The Taste of Finer Things Event

The Taste of Finer Things event was held on April 5 at Harrison’s Harbor Watch in Ocean City. The fundraiser raised more than $24,000 towards the capital campaign to build Coastal Hospice at the Ocean.

National Volunteer Week is April 23 – 29

Dear Editor: Right here in our community, nearly 200 trained volunteers are working with Coastal Hospice and giving selflessly to others who are nearing life’s end. They give of themselves to ensure that our friends, neighbors, and family members under hospice care find dignity, hope, and love. Our community is a more compassionate place because… Read more »

Coastal Hospice Promotes New Manager of Social Work Services

SALISBURY, MD – April 3, 2017 ~ Courtney Gum-Layton, LGSW, has been promoted to Medical Social Services Resource Coordinator and will supervise the staff of social workers at the non-profit agency. On Coastal Hospice care teams, social workers provide emotional and social support to patients and those caring for them – in patient homes and… Read more »

Stansells Donate $250,000 To Coastal Hospice At The Ocean, And Purchase Of The Building Is Finalized

SALISBURY, MD – Jan. 17, 2017 – Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care is nearing the finish line in creating Coastal Hospice at the Ocean, a new hospice residence and outreach center. On Nov. 11, 2016, Macky and Pam Stansell donated $250,000 towards the Coastal Hospice at the Ocean capital campaign. Their donation brought the total… Read more »

We Honor Veterans

Coastal Hospice’s We Honor Veterans program has taken the next step toward supporting the veterans in our care, thanks to our dedicated volunteers. Starting in January, every veteran who comes into our care is honored with a special visit from a patient care volunteer. During the visit, the veteran receives a personalized certificate with his… Read more »

Hospice makes man with cancer “very happy”

Joseph Bell’s aunt, Louise Gant, puts it very simply: “Visits from the hospice people make Joseph very happy. They have helped him so much.” Joseph, 51, has lived with developmental disabilities all of his life. A new battle – cancer – makes him feel weak and tired. The hospice team is helping him fight his… Read more »

Coastal Hospice nurse named national hospice nurse of the year

SALISBURY, MD – April 13, 2016 – Joan G. Carpenter, MN, CRNP, NP-C, GNP-C, ACHPN, nurse practitioner at Coastal Hospice, has received the national 2016 Hospice and Palliative Nurse of the Year Award. She received the award in March in Chicago at the Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and… Read more »

Camp Safe Harbor widens community reach

There is always child at camp who quietly holds back. When that camp is Camp Safe Harbor, a 3-day program designed to help grieving children with remembrance and resilience after the death of a loved one, that child can be a source of concern. After hearing from the child’s mother, however, the camp’s leaders knew… Read more »