It’s a Gift

Hospice services in York County began in 1985 due to the efforts of community leaders in response to one woman’s struggle with cancer and her desire to remain at home until her death. This group believed everyone in our community deserved hope, comfort, and compassion during their final days, and it was through their work […]

Our Hospice Dynamic Duo

Becky Hamilton retired from Hospice & Community Care in the summer of 2018 after twenty-five years of service. Shortly after her retirement, she was back at Hospice visiting patients as a PRN (as needed) nurse. Becky has a deep desire to help patients and families as they walk through a serious illness. A bonus in […]

The Three Types of Love

The Hospice & Community Care campus is filled with personalized pavestones and bricks each carrying a story. We are happy to share one of those stories on the blog. Mrs. Beverly Ernandez has a pavestone in the Sanctuary Garden as well as a stone in the Veteran Garden in memory of her husband John “Buddy” […]

Questions for the New Year

William Shakespeare had a son who died several years before he wrote the play, “Hamlet”. One of the best known and most often quoted lines in English literature comes from that play: “To be or not to be, that is the question.” In the play, Hamlet experiences his own deep feelings of loss and grief […]