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The Need for Mourning 03.21.2018
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 ...

Life at the Kline House 03.21.2018
Life at the Kline House

Every day at the Kline Hospice House is busy, filled with lots of activity, laughter, and memories in the making. We consider ourselves blessed to share many sweet moments with our patients and families. One gentleman told us he’d just have to ...

The Importance Of Being Present 03.21.2018
The Importance Of Being Present

Volunteering isn’t always about interaction or action. Sometimes, our patients are not very responsive, participative or communicative. They might be sleeping a lot or simply unconscious. Compassionate presence volunteers have one simple but ...

Celebrating National Volunteer Week 03.21.2018
Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Forty years ago, President Richard Nixon declared the first National Volunteer Week to recognize Americans who give of their time and talents to benefit others. This was the same year, 1974, that the Connecticut Hospice – one of the first ...

Living in the Moment 03.21.2018
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 03.21.2018
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 ...

A Zest For Life 03.21.2018
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 ...

A Life Fully Lived 03.21.2018
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 ...

Delaplaine Foundation Grants Hospice of Frederick County funding for Music Therapy Program. 04.11.2018
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 04.10.2018
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 ...

Celebrating National Volunteer Week 03.21.2018
Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Forty years ago, President Richard Nixon declared the first National Volunteer Week to recognize Americans who give of their time and talents to benefit others. This was the same year, 1974, that the Connecticut Hospice – one of the first ...

Morgan Keller Construction Continues Support to Hospice of Frederick County 03.08.2018
Morgan Keller Construction Continues Support to Hospice of Frederick County

Recently, Morgan Keller Construction presented Hospice of Frederick County with a $10,000 pledge, to be paid over 3 years, continuing their generous support to Hospice and membership in the Corporate Partners Program. This gift demonstrates their ...

Inspiring Stories

Living in the Moment

Living in the Moment

Mar 2018
Most people would never guess that Adele Carey was 90 ...
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The Need for Mourning

The Need for Mourning

Mar 2018
Mourning…is there an art to it or is it ...
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