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The Daily Record Health Care Hero Award

Gilchrist Receives 2019 Health Care Hero Award

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Gilchrist was awarded the 2019 Health Care Hero Award for “Advancements and Innovation in Health Care” by The Daily Record. The award honors organizations and individuals who have made an impact on the quality of health care within our state. The winners were selected by The Daily Record and business and health care leaders. Gilchrist … Read More

Gilchrist Grief Counseling Healing After a Loss

Grieving Together

Friday, April 26, 2019

Counseling Awareness Month April is Counseling Awareness Month —a time to celebrate my Gilchrist Grief Counseling colleagues and all those who help support others during significant struggles in their lives. During my nearly 12 years as a Gilchrist grief counselor, I have been privileged to be part of a compassionate team dedicated to helping bereaved … Read More

Grief Counseling Intern

What I learned as a Grief Counseling Intern at Gilchrist

Friday, April 19, 2019

As a second-year Master of Social Work (MSW) student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, I knew Gilchrist’s Counseling & Support department would be a perfect match for me as a Grief Counseling Intern. In fact, as one of the leading hospice organizations in Maryland, Gilchrist was my first choice. I decided to choose Gilchrist’s … Read More

W. Anthony Riley, MD - Gilchrist Chief Medical Officer - Serious Illness

Talking with Your Doctor if You Have a Serious Illness

Friday, April 12, 2019

If you have a serious illness, making decisions about your medical care can be quite tricky. Treatments that may be safe and effective for healthier patients may have different benefits, risks, and even burdens for you. Take a few minutes at each of your medical visits to strengthen your understanding of your condition and the … Read More

Volunteer Week

Celebrating Gilchrist’s Amazing Volunteers

Friday, April 5, 2019

Gilchrist joins nonprofit organizations across the country to celebrate their volunteers during National Volunteer Week — April 7 to 13. This year’s theme is Celebrate Service. We’d like to shine a light on our volunteers and thank them for all that they do every day for Gilchrist and our patients. Gilchrist is honored to work … Read More

Jazz Brunch

Gilchrist Jazz Brunch: A Special Event for a Special Place

Friday, March 29, 2019

Each year, Gilchrist holds a memorable Spring Jazz Brunch to benefit Gilchrist Center Baltimore. As the city’s only inpatient hospice, Gilchrist Center Baltimore is a remarkable place that serves hundreds of people in Baltimore every year, regardless of their ability to pay. Care for Baltimore’s Most Vulnerable Originally established as the Joseph Richey House in … Read More

Elder Medical Care Coordinators - community resources

Finding Community Resources for Seniors

Friday, March 22, 2019

Caregivers often tell us they feel overwhelmed with trying to locate resources to help their seriously ill family member. There are many community resources available, but they are offered through disparate agencies, each with their own application process. It’s a complex system to navigate, made worse by the stress of caring for a loved one. … Read More

Beth Solomon, Gilchrist Child Life Specialist

The Power of a Smile

Friday, March 15, 2019

A smile can tell worlds about a person’s state of mind. Smiles communicate joy, hope and general well-being. In one sense, the job of a Gilchrist child life specialist is to elicit those smiles. A smile can convey not only happiness and comfort, but also a reprieve from sadness, distress or even pain. And since … Read More

Sara Boz

Gilchrist “Welcomes Home” Vietnam Veterans

Friday, March 8, 2019

Join Gilchrist on March 30, 2019, for our second annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration.  Gilchrist is committed to improving health care services to veterans at the end of life, as well as honoring all veterans in our community. Each year on March 30, we hold a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day celebration to … Read More

Social Work Month - Portable Hugs

Portable Hugs and Gilchrist Social Workers Ease Emotional Distress

Friday, March 1, 2019

March is National Social Work Month There are many people to be honored during Social Work Month. Say social worker and many people think of homeless shelters, adoption agencies, welfare offices and hospitals. But you also find social workers at student counseling centers, employee assistance programs, on disaster relief teams, and here at Gilchrist. As … Read More