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Gaston Hospice

7:45 pm
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–Long-time Gaston Hospice volunteer Kitty Johnson spends time with a patient at Robin Johnson House.


Gaston Hospice was established to make the hospice concept of care available to
everyone in our community. Since 1981, we have helped thousands of terminally
ill patients improve their quality of life in their final months, weeks and days in a
comfortable, caring setting.

At Gaston Hospice, we believe that everyone has lived a life worth celebrating; a life
filled with joy and tears, triumphs and disappointments, friends, family and loved ones.
We believe that no life story is complete until […]


6:57 pm
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Carolina Governors sign proclamations in support of advance care planning during National Healthcare Decisions Day’s 10th Year Initiative

NC Governor’s Proclamation

SC Governor’s Proclamation

All week long, a chance to think about, talk about, do something about what matters most to you in life. And how you and can help ensure that what matters is carried out through the end of your life.

For more information, tools and resources about this process, referred to in medical and legal arenas as Advance Care Planning, go to this link.

Advanced Illness Management Summit

4:50 pm
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The Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC: March 29, 2017

“Innovations in Hospital & Community Partnerships”

Keynote Physician, Timothy Ihrig, M.D., Palliative Care Physician
A full day of Clinical & Administrative Tracks
Adult & Pediatric Palliative Care Experts

Click here to download the full brochure and register online […]

The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care receives $1,063,800 grant from The Duke Endowment

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The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life has received a $1,063,800 grant from The Duke Endowment to fund an innovative online platform for individuals to gain better understanding of their health, while developing advance care plans to address life’s uncertainties.
Click here to read the full press release […]