Get to know Pathways Center Staff

Laura Carey is one of the newest Pathways Center bereavement counselors, but she is certainly not new to Hospice & Community Care. For the last 23 years she has been a Hospice social worker supporting Hospice patients and their families. In the early months of the pandemic, she served on Hospice & Community Care’s Covid Team, being available to all Covid patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Prior to Hospice Laura had worked in community mental health, at a hospital, and in nursing home social work as well as with individuals diagnosed with HIV. Laura joined the Pathways team in January of 2023, providing individual counseling, facilitating a Loss of Spouse group, and some of the Newly Bereaved series. She also facilitates the parent groups for the Coping Kids Family Support series during the school year. Laura finds it gratifying to accompany others on their grief journey as they discover ways to remain connected to their loved one while moving forward in their lives. In her free time, Laura is a runner, enjoys attending plays and concerts, and sings in a community chorus.