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Jul
23

¿Hablas español? Necesitamos su ayuda

Written on: July 23, 2019

Do you speak Spanish? A growing number of Hospice of the Chesapeake’s patients and their families do. For many of them, it is difficult to understand questions and directions from our clinical teams in English. As the headline says, necesitamos su ayuda: We need your help. We need bilingual people who have a gift of […]

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Jul
22

Children’s hospice and palliative care program receives $15,000 grant

Written on: July 22, 2019

The Chaney Foundation awarded a $15,000 grant to support the Chesapeake Kids Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care Program. The grant is funded by the Chaney Enterprises Foundation Fund at the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County. CFAAC President and CEO Mary Spencer, Chaney Foundation Vice President R. G. Lare and CFAAC Grants Manager Kristen Krall […]

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Jul
09

Volunteer with a nonprofit with a 40-year tradition of caring for life

Written on: July 09, 2019

Forty years ago, Hospice of the Chesapeake began its journey of caring for life with four volunteers serving four patients. Four decades later, more than 42,000 hospice patients have been served by more than 5,200 volunteers in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties. The need for volunteers is constant for this nonprofit organization. Volunteers play […]

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Jul
09

Photojournalist Jermaine Gibbs on exhibit in Gallery 90

Written on: July 09, 2019

Travel the world through the work of photojournalist Jermaine Gibbs in his exhibit now showing in Gallery 90. Thanks to Hospice of the Chesapeake’s healing arts partner, Chesapeake Arts Center, Gibbs’ photography is on display through Aug. 30 in the gallery throughout the nonprofit’s administrative building on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 […]

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Jul
01

Grief camps timing, location change but mission stays the same: Bring healing to kids

Written on: July 01, 2019

After 27 years of offering one overnight camp to help grieving children, Chesapeake Life Center held its first children’s grief day camp on the evening of June 21 and during the day June 22 on Hospice of the Chesapeake’s John & Cathy Belcher Campus in Pasadena, Maryland. Clad in tie-dyed T-shirts they designed for themselves, […]

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Jul
01

Prince George’s County grief programs include something new for teens and kids

Written on: July 01, 2019

Chesapeake Life Center’s Prince George’s County office will offer a variety of grief support groups through September at its offices at 9500 Medical Center Drive, Suite 250, Largo, Maryland, as well as at other locations in the county. New to the schedule is its Prince George’s County Teen Support Group for youth ages 13 to […]

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Jul
01

Children’s grief programs expand in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties

Written on: July 01, 2019

Chesapeake Life Center will begin the second half of 2019 with new grief programs for kids and teens; two in Prince George’s County and a new art program in Anne Arundel County. New to the schedule is its Prince George’s County Teen Support Group for youth ages 13 to 18 to connect with others their […]

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Jun
25

Chesapeake Like Center’s special programs use creative approaches to discussing grief

Written on: June 25, 2019

As part of its family-centered grief program, Chesapeake Life Center will offer a variety of events this summer and fall. From workshops for people who are mourning the death of their four-legged friend to group discussions of books that explore grief, people in the community can find a way to learn about grief that suits […]

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Jun
25

Men’s and parent loss support groups new to center’s grief support schedule

Written on: June 25, 2019

Chesapeake Life Center will offer a variety of grief support groups through September on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena. New to the schedule is a Men’s Monthly Support Group. This group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month and seeks to help […]

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Jun
25

Chesapeake Life Center offers free workshop to help those ‘Living with Loss’

Written on: June 25, 2019

Working through grief while trying to keep up with day-to-day life can feel very overwhelming. We want grief to be predictable and move logically from one step to the next, but it is not that way at all. While grief is universal, each person experiences grief differently. To help people better understand what grief is, […]

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