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Patricia Clock Was a Force of Nature Nov 15, 2023
Patricia Clock Was a Force of Nature

Despite the physical and cognitive challenges she faced from her Parkinson’s Disease, Patricia Clock lived her life with passion and energy. A caregiver to others throughout her life, it was always difficult for her to acknowledge when she needed ...

Preparing a new generation of caregivers Nov 15, 2023
Preparing a new generation of caregivers

One of the best ways to reverse stigma is to educate the younger generation. In a new partnership between Hospice and the Department of Nursing at Hood College, future healthcare providers are getting hands-on experience while learning about hospice ...

Healing From Grief Through Shared Languages Oct 15, 2023
Healing From Grief Through Shared Languages

As an extension of Frederick Health Hospice, the Equal Access Bereavement Program provides grief support, at no cost, to Hispanic residents and Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) in Frederick County with the help of Spanish-speaking ...

Board Member Spotlight: Charlie Smith Sep 15, 2023
Board Member Spotlight: Charlie Smith

Charlie Smith’s day job as Frederick County State's Attorney often involves helping victims of crime get justice for the loss of their loved ones. As such, he is no stranger to death. It wasn’t really until his own father, J. Charles Smith, Jr., a ...

Hospice Chaplain Helps Fulfill Wish Aug 15, 2023
Hospice Chaplain Helps Fulfill Wish

Elizabeth “Libby” Moser was determined to be baptized before she died. Just days before she passed away, her brother called Hospice Chaplain Wes Parks to see if he would be available to baptize his sister in the pool of a Frederick area hotel. “He ...

Nurse Volunteers Bring an Extra Dose of TLC to Hospice Patients Jul 15, 2023
Nurse Volunteers Bring an Extra Dose of TLC to Hospice Patients

Hospice volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds, but they all provide compassion and companionship, something that is second nature to life-long nurses. Terry Granger has been a registered nurse for 30 years, working at Frederick Health ...

Shared Situations Help Bring Healing to Camp Jamie Participants Jun 15, 2023
Shared Situations Help Bring Healing to Camp Jamie Participants

The loss of a loved one can be a lonely and alienating experience for people of any age, but for children and adolescents who tend to prioritize peer interactions, the isolation of grief can be especially painful. Through programs like Camp Jamie, ...

Stitched with Care and Gratitude May 15, 2023
Stitched with Care and Gratitude

Veterans receiving care from Hospice are enjoying an extra gift of warmth and kindness, courtesy of the Clustered Spires Quilt Guild. Every year, the Guild’s 50 or so members choose community projects to support with handmade quilts. “We always do a ...

Lois Spurrier's Story Apr 11, 2023
Lois Spurrier's Story

Lois Spurrier, was known for many things in her life: her 50 years as a teacher in Frederick County; as a musician who sang in the church choir and for the children she taught; a farmer’s wife who never gave up her love of the land; a local radio ...

Enhancing Quality of Life through Palliative and Hospice Care Mar 15, 2023
Enhancing Quality of Life through Palliative and Hospice Care

When it comes to facing a life-limiting illness, it's crucial that patients have access to compassionate and dignified care options. Two valuable approaches, palliative care and hospice care, offer personalized support while making patient comfort a ...

The Power of Music Feb 15, 2023
The Power of Music

When Patricia "Patti" Druliner hears classical music, it takes her back to her piano-playing days. Even in the late stages of dementia, when verbal communication becomes difficult, the power of music endures. Music has always been a significant part ...

20 years - Kline House Anniversary 2002-2022 Jan 9, 2023
20 years - Kline House Anniversary 2002-2022

In 2000, Carl and Norma Miller donated 15 acres of rolling farmland in Mount Airy that would serve as the site of a new hospice house for residents of Frederick County. In addition to donating the land for the new facility, the Millers were actively ...

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Patricia Clock Was a Force of Nature

Patricia Clock Was a Force of Nature

Nov 15, 2023
Despite the physical and cognitive challenges she faced ...
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Preparing a new generation of caregivers

Preparing a new generation of caregivers

Nov 15, 2023
One of the best ways to reverse stigma is to educate ...
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