Named for end-of-life care visionary Jean Lovejoy, Lovejoy Hospice was founded in 1981 and serves the counties of: Josephine, Jackson, and Douglas, Oregon. Lovejoy Hospice is the Rogue Valley’s community-based hospice, serving our community for 34 years and counting. Our goal is to provide care and support for individuals and families facing life-limiting conditions. We focus on comfort and relief of symptoms, emphasizing the quality rather than the duration of life. We treat the person, not the disease, making the best of each unique person’s remaining time.
Lovejoy Hospice is a non-profit organization that serves patients through a combination of professional and volunteer caregivers. No one is refused service because of lack of financial resources. Donations of time and money help us to ensure that everyone faced with a life-limiting condition can receive our support services. Ask us how you can help.
Medicare Certified and Oregon Hospice Association Accredited.
We are proud to provide the following services:
Named for end-of-life care visionary Jean Lovejoy, Lovejoy Hospice was founded in 1981 and serves Oregon’s Josephine, Jackson, and Douglas counties. Our goal is to provide care and support for individuals and families facing life-limiting conditions. We focus on comfort and relief of symptoms, emphasizing the quality rather than the duration of life. We treat … Read More.
Children from our area who are diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses often receive treatment in out-of-town or out-of-state pediatric centers. Their parents are forced to make difficult, even heart-breaking, decisions. Some parents choose to be with their children in the hospital, while their other children stay with relatives or friends. Some use up family leave time … Read More.
Transitions is a community program designed to help bridge the gap in community services by matching needs to resources and volunteer companioning.
Mission of Transitions:
To provide volunteer and resource and referral support to individuals and their families who are faced with the challenges of a life-limiting illness.
Participation in the program is voluntary and the individual’s physician … Read More.
Lovejoy Hospice’s Beyond Loss bereavement group offers adult survivors emotional support as well as self-care and coping skills. After a loss, many people find that grief affects their physical and emotional health. Healing from grief involves having adequate support, taking the time, and learning to apply healthy coping skills. Beyond Loss is a professionally-facilitated daytime … Read More.
Lovejoy’s Treehouse Support Group brings hope to grieving children and their families. Lovejoy’s Treehouse provides age appropriate activities for six to eight weeks, twice a year. Parents and/or caregiving adults learn new ways to support their grieving children and themselves. There is no charge athough donations are accepted.
Children grieve in ways that are … Read More.
Lovejoy Hospice Visiting Animal Friends (VAF) teams are Lovejoy Hospice volunteers – a human volunteer and an animal volunteer! The VAF teams have met requirements set by either Therapy Dogs International or Pet Partners (formerly the Delta Society). VAF teams are insured by their registration organizations and have met the requirements to provide animal assisted … Read More.
Lovejoy Hospice spiritual care affirms and respects the diversity of belief systems and cultural expressions of the patient and family.
Spiritual care may include meditation, prayer, listening, rituals from many spiritual paths, funerals and memorial services. Whenever possible we will facilitate a connection to the family’s own faith community and spiritual advisor. Lovejoy Hospice’s spiritual care … Read More.