Comfort During Final Weeks or Months

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Providing medical, emotional and spiritual support to you and your loved ones who are coping with serious illness.

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Hospice Careers

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Do You Need Hospice

Providing medical, emotional and spiritual support to you and your loved ones who are coping with serious illness.

Click Here

Hospice Careers

Reap the benefits of working for a reputable, local organization dedicated to providing care and comfort to help patients and families live better.

Click Here

Donate

Help ensure that your hospice is able to provide exceptional care to patients, families and the community when they need it most.

Click Here

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice & Community Care provides medical, emotional and spiritual support for individuals and families who are coping with a life-limiting illness. Hospice care focuses on comfort for individuals of all ages with any serious illness who have weeks or months rather than years to live.  

Considered to be the model for quality, compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury, hospice care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes.  Support is provided to the patient’s loved ones as well.  At the center of hospice and palliative care is the belief that each of us has the right to die pain-free and with dignity, and that our families will receive the necessary support to allow us to do so.

Hospice care may be provided at home, in a senior care facility, hospital, or at the Bob Fryer & Family Inpatient Center.

For more information, call (717) 391-2421 or (844) 422-4031.

"Your response time, compassion, caring understanding and communications were second to none. The care you gave to our mother was superb. Although it was a blessing for our mother, it also provided much needed support for our family."

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"I didn’t know how to help my poor mom. Hospice came within 15 hours of me calling them. They were calm when I was so scared. It made me feel that things would be okay, that dying is a natural part of life. I am so grateful that they were part of our journey."

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Path of Remembrance

The winding path around the Bob Fryer & Family Inpatient Center in Mount Joy is paved with the names of loved ones who are always remembered, but no longer with us. Their place on this tranquil path is marked with...

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    Social Dine-Out Men’s Breakfast

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    Coping with the Loss of a Spouse or Companion

    Are you grieving the death of someone you care about? Would you like to talk with others who have experienced...

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  • May 30, 2019

    Volunteer Training

    If you are interested in becoming a Hospice & Community Care volunteer sign-up today to attend our Volunteer Training. You'll...

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Recent News & Articles

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Making Meaningful Connections

Jan 25, 2019

Grant prepares Hospice employee Amanda Landis for the Virtual Dementia Tour, a simulation of what one experiences with dementia. “It’s hard for any of us to fathom how someone else’s mind works, and it’s especially challenging to get into the...

  • Getting Through Special Days

    May 17, 2019

    “How can I face Mother’s Day when my mother is no longer living?” “How will I get through graduation when...

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  • Mindfulness – Helping to Reduce Anxiety and Stress in Patients, Caregivers and You

    May 13, 2019

    He was admitted to the hospital after complaining of chest pains, but his test results were negative for a heart...

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  • How to Make Doctors Think About Death

    May 7, 2019

    Theresa Brown | Hospice nurse and author of “The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients’ Lives” The New York...

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