Lovejoy Hospice has been caring for our families and community since 1981. We are honored to provide the following services in a time of need.
When the end of a life is near Lovejoy Hospice provides comfort, safety, and a compassionate plan of care for patients and their families. We improve the quality of life during a patient’s last days, enabling them to stay at home with their families. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week … 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.
Lovejoy Hospice’s Beyond Loss bereavement groups offer adult survivors emotional support as well as practical life skills. After a loss, many people find that grief affects their physical and emotional health. Healing from grief involves having adequate support, time, and ways to learn healthy coping skills. Lovejoy Hospice continues to provide professionally-facilitated daytime and evening … Read More.
Next “Good Grief” Group: April 4th through May 9th; Thursdays 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Lovejoy’s “Good Grief!!” bereavement program brings hope to grieving children and their families. Bereavement programs for children provide age appropriate activities for six weeks, twice a year, at no charge to the children in the community. There are age-specific groups for … Read More.
“Pet Partners” are a team: a Lovejoy Hospice volunteer and their Delta Society registered animal (dog or rabbit). Being registered by the Delta Society means that the Pet Partners team is fully trained, screened, approved and insured.
Animal visits provide comfort and companionship for our patients and their families. Pet visits can enable those who are ill to … 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.