Stories

Gifts

Gifts

  December 26, 2019

Helen Haddich, Homeland Hospice Nurse, has a gift of expression. We are grateful to her for allowing us to share the following article from her blog “From Saving to Sending, Hospice Isn’t Just About Dying.” Prior to becoming a Hospice Nurse, Helen’s journey included ten years of being a Med…

Holiday Gatherings are a Great Time for Advance Care Planning

Holiday Gatherings are a Great Time for Advance Care Planning

  December 23, 2019

  Editors Note: First published at csupalliativecare.org, we thank the Shiley Institute for Palliative Care for giving us permission to reprint this important and timely article. Experts say ‘Tis the Season to Talk with Family about Healthcare Wishes   When parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family members gather…

Remembering Fallen Veterans: Homeland Hospice Participates in Wreaths Across America Day

Remembering Fallen Veterans: Homeland Hospice Participates in Wreaths Across America Day

  December 16, 2019

Every life has a story. These words are engraved on a simple stone at the entrance of the Dauphin County Cemetery, also known as Potter’s Field. The site serves as the final resting place for more than 800 unclaimed remains. World War II Navy Veteran Frank Bakanus, Jr., from Derry…

Where do we begin?

Where do we begin?

  December 13, 2019

Authored by Buffie Finney, Clinical Liaison for Homeland Hospice, the following article was first published in the Fall issue of  “Central PA Medicine,” the official publication of the Dauphin County Medical Society. I recently heard an all too familiar story about an 88-year-old gentleman I’ll call “William” whose life changed…

A Decade of Dedication: Meet Tera and Alice

A Decade of Dedication: Meet Tera and Alice

  November 25, 2019

  One of the most precious commodities we have in life is time. During an average week, we give 40 hours or more of our valuable time to our job. The fortunate are able to combine their career with their passions and interests. The blessed hear a calling to non-profit-based…

For Love of Country: Retired Chief Petty Officer and Corpsman John Keeney

For Love of Country: Retired Chief Petty Officer and Corpsman John Keeney

  November 11, 2019

Retired Chief Petty Officer and Corpsman John Keeney died on August 4, 2019. On July 24, 2019, Homeland Hospice honored John for his remarkable courage and sacrifice for our country. We share this article to honor John’s legacy. “When I returned from active duty in Vietnam, I was greeted by…

Events

Grief Art

Grief Art

June 04, 2022
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Giant Foods Community Room, 3301 Trindle Road, Camp Hill

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Bereavement Six Week Support Group

Bereavement Six Week Support Group

July 12, 2022
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Homeland Hospice Office, 2300 Vartan Way #270, Harrisburg

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Homeland Hospice 5K and Memory Walk

Homeland Hospice 5K and Memory Walk

October 22, 2022
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

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