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People Choose Gilchrist for the Range of Services

Friday, October 26, 2018

Gilchrist is a nationally recognized, nonprofit leader in serious illness and end-of-life care. We provide counseling, support and care to people at every stage of serious illness, so they may live life to the fullest. Furthermore, we are deeply committed to giving people the clear information and loving support they need to make informed choices … Read More

Healthcare Quality

What Hospice Quality Means at Gilchrist

Friday, October 19, 2018

Healthcare quality professionals at Gilchrist proudly join the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and those around the country in celebrating Healthcare Quality Week, October 21-27. At Gilchrist, we don’t just focus on quality one week a year—we take steps all year long to improve quality. Quality at Gilchrist means that each person and family … Read More

Marlene Pierce

Premier Health Care Delivered to Your Door

Friday, October 5, 2018

A Patient in Need It was a hot summer day when Gilchrist nurse practitioner Jessica Trizna arrived at the home of her patient, who was being seen for an initial visit. His lung disease was making it difficult for him to get to his doctor’s office, so she brought health care to him. Within moments … Read More

Lacy Kidwell

She Sings to People to Make Them Feel Better

Friday, September 28, 2018

The last time I blogged about music therapy was shortly after the program at Gilchrist began in the fall of 2012. Rereading that reflection has inspired me to share some thoughts since starting the music therapy program six years ago. When I first arrived at Gilchrist, my practice was met with an array of reactions, … Read More

Pete Mangione

Join Us at Gilchrist’s Taste of Howard County

Friday, September 21, 2018

As the general manager of Turf Valley Resort, a family-owned business in Howard County, it has always been important to me and my family to be good corporate citizens. As such we try to support the many good causes, organizations and events here in the county—many of which are held at Turf Valley Resort. Gilchrist’s Taste … Read More

Mary Tiso

Finding the Good Days: Pediatric Cancer

Friday, September 14, 2018

A diagnosis of pediatric cancer is a devastating blow to children and their families. Fortunately, pediatric cancer treatment has come a long way in the last 20 years, and many childhood cancers have treatments, cures and the likelihood of a long, healthy life after treatment. Sadly, though, there are certain cancers for which a cure … Read More

Importance of Naming a Healthcare Provider

The Importance of Naming a Health Care Decision Maker

Friday, September 7, 2018

Wouldn’t you assume that your next of kin—your spouse, your adult children or your closest relative—could make health care decisions for you in the event you could no longer make your own?  Most of the time, you would be right. But in my experience as a hospice physician, decision-making at the end of life is … Read More

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Run With Us to Support Gilchrist Center Baltimore

Friday, August 24, 2018

For over 30 years, Gilchrist Center Baltimore has provided compassionate, end-of-life care to residents of Baltimore City. Many of our patients have been medically or socially underserved, homeless or without an able caregiver. Regardless of their circumstances, people can come to Gilchrist Center Baltimore and receive excellent care in a home-like environment. Gilchrist offers care … Read More

Elder Medical Care helping seniors remain in their homes

Elder Medical Care Helps Seniors Remain in Their Homes

Friday, July 6, 2018

Helps Seniors Remain in Their Homes When you hear the name Gilchrist, you might immediately think of hospice. But one of the most helpful services Gilchrist offers is pre-hospice medical care for seniors with serious illness that helps seniors remain in their homes. Gilchrist Elder Medical Care is a much-needed service for those who have … Read More

care navigators: connecting you to services

Care Navigators: Connecting You to Services

Friday, June 29, 2018

Through Gilchrist’s Care Counseling service, anyone in the community can reach a trained care navigator to receive support, guidance and help in understanding their options for care—either for themselves or a loved one with serious illness. Since its inception in October 2017, the care navigation center has received over 10,000 calls. For every caller, our … Read More