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Nov
06

Symposium highlights role spirituality, community play in mitigating healthcare

Written on: November 06, 2019

More than 250 professionals and community members gathered at First Baptist Church of Highland Park in Landover, Maryland, on Oct. 19 to learn about hospice, palliative, and bereavement care at the Caring for the Continuum of Life: A 2019 Healthcare Symposium. This was the second year for the event hosted by Hospice of the Chesapeake, […]

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Oct
17

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eric Bush presents palliative care keynote in Prague

Written on: October 17, 2019

Dr. Eric Bush was honored to be a keynote speaker at the 2nd International Conference on Palliative Care held Sept. 23 to 24 in Prague, Czech Republic. Bush is Chief Medical Officer for Hospice of the Chesapeake and Chesapeake Palliative Medicine. A sought-after expert voice in the fields of hospice and palliative care, Bush presented […]

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Oct
17

Another record: Golf Tournament raises more than $165K

Written on: October 17, 2019

Each year, Hospice of the Chesapeake wonders if the committee guiding its annual Golf Tournament can outdo itself. Each year, the committee responds by smashing fundraising records and adding features to make the tournament a must-play event. This year was no exception. A long list of sponsors and more than 240 golfers helped raise more […]

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Sep
18

Hospice of the Chesapeake readies for 17th annual Golf Tournament

Written on: September 18, 2019

Hospice of the Chesapeake staff, volunteers and sponsors are in the final stages of preparing for the nonprofit’s 17th annual golf tournament that will take place Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Queenstown Harbor Golf Links. Foursomes enjoy a full breakfast, range time, greens fees, cart, a grill lunch on the course, gifts, an awards banquet […]

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Sep
18

Fall and winter events offer a variety of interventions when coping with loss

Written on: September 18, 2019

As part of its family-centered grief program, Chesapeake Life Center will offer a variety of events this fall and winter. From workshops for people who are mourning the death of their four-legged friend to finding ways to get through the holidays without your loved one, people in the community can find a way to learn […]

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Sep
17

Grief programs for children and teens in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties

Written on: September 17, 2019

Chesapeake Life Center continues to offer grief programs for kids and teens in Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties. The Prince George’s County Teen Support Group is a monthly group that offers youth ages 13 to 18 a way to connect with others their age who also grieve the death of a loved one. It […]

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Sep
17

Chesapeake Life Center announces its Pasadena fall and early winter grief support schedule

Written on: September 17, 2019

Chesapeake Life Center will offer a variety of grief support groups through December on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena. Men’s Monthly Support Group began in September and will continue to meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month – Oct. 1, Nov. 5 and […]

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Sep
17

Prince George’s County grief programs includes a family night with extra marshmallows

Written on: September 17, 2019

Chesapeake Life Center’s Prince George’s County office at 9500 Medical Center Drive, Suite 250, Largo, Maryland, will offer a variety of grief support programs. New to the schedule is Cocoa & Collage: A Prince George’s County Family Event that will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 12. It is an opportunity for families or […]

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Sep
12

Hospice of the Chesapeake announces 7 new board members

Written on: September 12, 2019

Several prominent members of the community have been appointed to the Boards of Directors of Hospice of the Chesapeake and its Foundation and began serving in 2019. JoAnn DeCesaris, Craig Muckle and Michael J. Pappas were elected to the Hospice of the Chesapeake Inc. Board. DeCesaris is the co-founder of the Geaton & JoAnn DeCesaris […]

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Sep
06

Grief-fiti is a way for children and teens to illustrate their loss

Written on: September 06, 2019

Chesapeake Life Center is excited to announce a new partnership that will help children and teenagers express their feelings around the loss of someone dear to them on canvas. The team of grief professionals will be working with Artsy Partsy in Pasadena in developing Grief-fiti in October. These interactive creative workshops invite kids to pair […]

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