Posts in 2018

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Gali's Legacy- Ancient Wisdom Set to Music Nov 20, 2018
Gali's Legacy- Ancient Wisdom Set to Music

Gali Sanchez was a percussionist for Santana, Steve Winwood, and the Dave Matthews Band, amongst others. He rubbed elbows with some of the most famous musicians in modern music and is considered to be one of the best recorded conga players. But Gali ...

Read Khris Keepers Story Nov 19, 2018
Read Khris Keepers Story

When I found out that my mother was nearing the end of her life, I had no idea where to turn. What a relief to learn that Hospice of Frederick County would walk beside us until the last day of her life, providing peace, comfort, and more blessings ...

Delaplaine Foundation Grants Hospice of Frederick County funding for Music Therapy Program. Apr 11, 2018
Delaplaine Foundation Grants Hospice of Frederick County funding for Music Therapy Program.

Hospice of Frederick County now offers Music Therapy to our patients and families to enhance physical and emotional comfort through specialized, clinical interventions with a credentialed professional. Pain Management, respiratory comfort, procedural ...

Heartfields Assisted Living at Frederick Supports Hospice of Frederick County Apr 10, 2018
Heartfields Assisted Living at Frederick Supports Hospice of Frederick County

Recently, Heartfields Assisted Living at Frederick presented Hospice of Frederick County with a $5,000 pledge, to show their generous support to Hospice and membership in the Corporate Partners Program. This gift demonstrates their commitment to ...

Living in the Moment Mar 21, 2018
Living in the Moment

Most people would never guess that Adele Carey was 90 years old when this photo was taken. As a Hospice patient, Adele resided at Somerford Assisted Living and enjoyed living life to its fullest. Her good friend, Sandy Thompson, and family members ...

The Last Ride Mar 21, 2018
The Last Ride

I was the Hospice Direct Service volunteer assigned to visit Barry Glass when he entered our program. My job was to provide companionship to both the patient and his wife, even if just for a little emotional support. I soon learned that instead of a ...

The Need for Mourning Mar 21, 2018
The Need for Mourning

Mourning…is there an art to it or is it something that happens automatically? And what is the difference between grief and mourning? Grief refers to the reactions and feelings we have from experiencing the death of a loved one. Mourning is the way we ...

A Zest For Life Mar 21, 2018
A Zest For Life

From the first time John Noonan saw the Kline Hospice House, he was in love—with his room, with the staff and volunteers, with the view from the deck, with everything and everyone. “This place is like Heaven,” the 92-year-old said with sincere ...

A Life Fully Lived Mar 21, 2018
A Life Fully Lived

After many years in their own home, it became apparent that Ann Bohn and her husband both needed more assistance due to serious health issues. Ann entered the Kline House and Joe became a resident patient at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center in West ...

The Lucky Winner Mar 21, 2018
The Lucky Winner

Hospice patient Violet Young loved to play the slot machines in Charles Town, West Virginia and her daughters Jennifer and Robin planned to take her there for a day of fun. When Violet’s illness necessitated a change in plans, the daughters surprised ...

The Snowglobe Of Grief Mar 21, 2018
The Snowglobe Of Grief

On Friday, June 10, 2011, at 12:30 a.m., my life changed in such a way that it would never, ever be the same again. My husband Steven died after an eight-year battle with cancer. Grief had already become a constant companion in 2009 when Steve’s ...

Making Memories Every Day Mar 21, 2018
Making Memories Every Day

Whether it was in his grandparents’ pond, Gunner’s Lake in Montgomery County or the shallow surf around Assateague and Chincoteague Islands, 31-year-old Stephen Travels could never get enough fishing. “No matter what was going on in my life, I could ...

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