The Gilchrist Blog - The Latest News, Programs & Community Work

Thank you for reading The Gilchrist Blog. The goal of our blog is to provide you with comprehensive and inspiring information about issues that are important to our continuum of care, as well as the latest news about Gilchrist, our work in the community, events and programs and ways you can help.

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Gilchrist employees and volunteers recognized

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The 2017 Compassionate Caregivers program has experienced a record-setting number of nominations, including 20 Gilchrist employees and volunteers recognized for providing exceptional care to patients. In December, these colleagues were recognized at a special reception where all nominees, their nominators, and their managers where there to celebrate this exclusive group of individuals. The 2017 Compassionate … Read More

Elder Medical Care helping seniors remain in their homes

Gilchrist’s Rehabilitation Unit Ranked Among the Top Maryland Nursing Homes

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Gilchrist Rehabilitation Unit was named a “Best Nursing Home” by U.S. News & World Report 2017-18, and one of 38 best nursing homes in Maryland. The Gilchrist Rehabilitation Unit is comprised of 27 beds and is regulated as a skilled nursing facility with a focus on short-term stays, averaging about two weeks. The Rehabilitation … Read More

Gilchrist Medical Director Named Top Doc

Monday, November 20, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Carrie Hempel, Medical Director of Gilchrist Center Towson, who was named a 2017 Top Doctor in Baltimore magazine in the Hospice & Palliative Medicine category. The doctors were chosen by their peers based on where they send their own family for the best care. More than 13,000 physicians were surveyed. This is … Read More

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The New Gilchrist: More than Hospice

Thursday, October 12, 2017

More Than Hospice If you’re like most people, when you think of Gilchrist, you probably think of hospice care. But Gilchrist is so much more than hospice. We offer elder medical care, counseling and support at every stage of serious illness—even if the need for hospice is years away. Communicating All that Gilchrist Offers To … Read More

Laurel Goodrick, LCPC, NCC, CT is a Clinical Bereavement Counselor at Gilchrist.

Celebrating Our Loved Ones

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Anniversaries, birthdays and holidays can be a real challenge for grievers, especially when the days remind us of who is missing.  In the beginning, the pain of our loss often covers our usual enjoyment of these special days, and we just don’t feel like celebrating or laughing. It may not seem right to enjoy something that … Read More