Thank you to fundraisers September – November!


Thank you to all of our Community Fundraisers and to the residents of Calvert County for your participation.  We greatly appreciate all of your support. Because of all that you provide, Calvert Hospice can continue…

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Journeys Support Group Helps Families Heal After Loss


Each year millions of people die in the United States, most of whom leave behind friends and family members who mourn their loss. Grief is defined as “deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone’s death”…

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Volunteering: Good for you and for those you serve


Did you know that volunteering has health benefits? In a helpful article from the Mayo Clinic Health System, six benefits are listed: decreased risk of depression, providing a sense of purpose, staying mentally and physically…

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Calvert Hospice #GivingTuesday Campaign Raises Over $10,000


We are so pleased to announce that our 2018 #GivingTuesday campaign raised over $10,000 for children’s bereavement programs. We are thankful to each and every person who chose to donate to our fundraiser. You truly…

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Burnett Hospice House

You Can Make a Difference for the Burnett Calvert Hospice House


The Burnett Calvert Hospice House has always been about compassion, long before it was even built. Almost twenty years ago, Calvert Hospice and supporters throughout the county recognized the need for a home where people with life-limiting…

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Grief Services and Support Groups

Hospice Use Provides Financial Benefits to Medicare and to Patients


By: Amanda Peterson Did you know that hospice utilization saves Medicare approximately $2,300 per patient who uses the service? (Taylor et al. 1474). You might think that savings is from the lack of care patients…

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Board of Directors

The Ideal Medical Specialty


By: Amanda Peterson Consider for a moment what the ideal medical specialty might look like in practice. Doctors who visit you at home? Nurses on call 24/7 to answer questions or visit in the case…

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Bridges Support Group: Help for Grieving Children and Family Members


Our next session of Bridges Support Group starts on February 23 and will run for 8 consecutive Thursday evenings. The group is for children ages 6 – 17 and their adult family members who are…

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