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Developing an Integrated Palliative Care System in Montgomery County
Hospice Caring, Inc., is proud to have been awarded a grant from the Healthcare Initiative Foundation to support our work in partnership with Montgomery County Area Agency on Aging and other stakeholders in the end-of-life services community. The grant will enable the Montgomery County Coalition for Care at the End of Life to create a community vision for palliative care for those facing serious advanced illness and a plan for its implementation, including at end of life. Click here to learn more
Hospice Caring Awarded State Grant for Community Education on Advance Care Planning
Hospice Caring, Inc. has been awarded a grant from the State of Maryland Department of Health to provide a series of community engagement activities within the Capital Region (includes Montgomery, Frederick, and Prince Georges Counties) between April 2018 and March 2019. The goal of the community engagement activities is to increase general awareness about advance directives and to promote attitude and behavior change around completing advance directives, particularly electronic advance directives. Read more here.
Hospice Caring Receives the 2018 Making a Difference Award
On Friday, May 4, Hospice Caring, Inc. proudly accepted the 2018 Making a Difference Award (small nonprofit category) from the Nonprofit Village. The award recognizes organizations for their outstanding contributions to community collaboration, nonprofit sustainability, and impact. In her remarks, Allison Stearns, Executive Director of Hospice Caring, said that what makes Hospice Caring so special is that "many of our volunteers find a community and volunteer home with us. They become woven into the fabric of our organization." She praised the organization's volunteers, who "carry out a vision of caring and human dignity, standing firm and offering compassion in the face of loss." Read more about the Nonprofit Village 10th Anniversary Awards Breakfast in Bethesda Magazine.
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Hospice Caring provides caring, compassionate, practical and high-quality, non-medical support services, without charge, to Montgomery County adults and children facing a life-threatening illness or grieving the death of a loved one.
Hospice Caring envisions a community that accepts death as a part of life; where the processes of dying and grieving are embraced without stigma; where everyone has access to support services without charge; and where no patient dies alone and no one grieves without support.