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Grieving a Loved One During the Holidays

November 11, 2021

Losing a loved one is always difficult, but especially so during the holiday season - a time that is centered around traditions and togetherness. You find yourself alone with thoughts and memories interspersed with moments of grief. Everyone has their own way of dealing with loss, but you can prepare yourself for some of the emotions that accompany grief.

End of Life Planning - Let’s Talk

August 10, 2021

When it comes to end-of-life considerations (also known as advance directives), some of us are proactive while many of us delay. There is no doubt that this is a difficult and uncomfortable topic to address. Yet, creating a plan while you and your loved one are healthy assures that your wishes will be clear when the emotion and stress of serious illness occur. But how do you begin?

Top Five Myths About Hospice Care

May 19, 2021

Have you ever heard something from a well-meaning friend or family member that seemed truthful at the time, though after looking into it further turned out to be incorrect? Myths often occur because of commonly misunderstood topics. Hospice is one of those often-misunderstood topics.

Hospice of Central PA Recognized for Commitment to Vietnam-Era Veterans For Immediate Release

October 28, 2020

Hospice of Central PA (HCP) is pleased to announce that they have achieved Level 5 partner program status in the We Honor Veterans Program.

Carlisle Area Emergency Response Fund converts $77,000 in donations into community aid during coronavirus

April 29, 2020

United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County announced Friday it has raised more than $77,000 for its COVID-19 Carlisle Area Emergency Response Fund.

A Message for HCP Patients and Caregivers Regarding COVID-19

March 17, 2020

It is the priority of Hospice of Central PA (HCP) to safeguard the health and well-being of our patients, caregivers, visitors and our staff, at all times.

Medicare Cuts Payments To Nursing Homes Whose Patients Keep Ending Up In Hospital

December 13, 2018

The federal government has taken a new step to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions of nursing home patients by lowering a year’s worth of payments to nearly 11,000 nursing homes. It gave bonuses to nearly 4,000 others.

March 30th is National Doctors Day

March 28, 2018

Elder Care: Consider the conversation

March 28, 2018

"Let’s talk about the process of dying, and especially your wishes for end-of-life care..."

Inspiring Community Conversations: Advance Care Planning

March 26, 2018

"Let’s talk about the process of dying, and especially your wishes for end-of-life care. Some people have already stopped reading. They believe that they are too busy living to talk about their end-of-life wishes."

Letter to the Editor – Bob Baish Memorial Golf Tournament

August 16, 2017

Hospice butterfly release celebrates life in Carlisle

August 16, 2017

“Today is about remembering those we said goodbye to,” said Gil Brown, president and CEO of Hospice of Central PA.

Hospice Honors Recipient

August 16, 2017

The Hospice Honors program recognizes hospices that provide the highest level of quality from the caregiver’s perspective

HCP is looking for Veteran Volunteers

August 16, 2017

Hospice of Central Pennsylvania is looking for military veterans to volunteer for a program to support veteran patients.