Posts in 2021

Read Lionel Bowie's story 11.24.2021
Read Lionel Bowie's story

I’ve wanted to be a lot of different things in my life, but I neither wanted nor expected to be an expert on cancer. However, during my late wife Marcia’s battle with the disease, we came to understand cancer far too well. We learned that ...

When a Loved One Dies from Overdose 11.04.2021
When a Loved One Dies from Overdose

Through a partnership with the Frederick Police Department’s Victims Services Unit and the County Health Department, Hospice launched its Overdose Survivor Outreach Program to bring care, comfort and support to the families and friends of ...

Making Memories through Legacy Projects 11.03.2021
Making Memories through Legacy Projects

Many of us can relate to that feeling of coming across a letter, photo, or other memento that keeps us connected to a special person, place, or time in our lives. To hear a loved one’s voice, read their handwriting, or see their smile in a ...

Once A Veteran, Always A Veteran 05.27.2021
Once A Veteran, Always A Veteran

George Comert was determined to live independently forever, but that was not to be. As his health declined, he grew weaker and less steady on his feet. After a bad fall, even he had to agree the time had come to move in with his daughter, Lynn Besch, ...

Celebrating the Women We Call Mom 05.03.2021
Celebrating the Women We Call Mom

Mother’s Day. A day of celebrating the wonderful women in our lives we call “mom.” But for some of us this can feel like a dreaded day. There are many reasons this day can feel impossibly heavy. Maybe you lost your mother, maybe you ...

Helping to Heal a Child's Grieving Heart 03.17.2021
Helping to Heal a Child's Grieving Heart

On his first day of Kindergarten in 1995, Derick Ogg came home to the news that his beloved father had died. Now 32 years old, Derick vividly recalls how he felt at the time-- numb, devastated and completely alone. Who was he now without his father ...

Inspiring Stories

The Gifts Hospice Gave to my Family

The Gifts Hospice Gave to my Family

Aug 2022
Like many people, prior to my parents’ experience ...
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Paving the Way to Give a Patient What He Wanted Most

Paving the Way to Give a Patient What He Wanted Most

Jun 2022
Larry Stambaugh made it clear to his family and friends ...
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