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Aug
06

It’s a guy thing: Men’s grief group is non-judgmental way to open up

Written on: August 06, 2019

Many men spent their boyhoods being told not to cry, to “toughen up,” or that they needed to be the “Man of the House”. In the wake of the death of a loved one, men may feel the need to put on a brave, stoic public face, denying the grief they feel. That is why […]

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Jul
31

Free healthcare symposium includes 5 free CEUs for social workers

Written on: July 31, 2019

The learning sessions are free, the five continuing education units are free, even the meals are free: All that remains is for people to register online for the Caring for the Continuum of Life: A 2019 Healthcare Symposium. It will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at First Baptist Church of […]

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Jul
31

Save-the-Date: Hospice of the Chesapeake Gala combines new location with Old World charm

Written on: July 31, 2019

Hospice of the Chesapeake is pleased to announce that its annual gala will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2020, at The Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park. This year’s theme, “An Evening Under the Tuscan Sky,” will take guests to the Italian countryside filled with gardens, groves […]

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Jul
26

Back-to-school night designed to help grieving teens cope with loss

Written on: July 26, 2019

Going back to school can bring a mix of feelings, as the summer comes to an end. After the death of a loved one, these feelings can include anxiety and dread. Entering the classroom, a student might feel like everyone is staring at them, as they wonder, “What am I going to say?” The grief […]

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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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