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Esther Mutua’s Journey Home

Esther Mutua’s Journey Home

  March 8, 2021

Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu once said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” For many of us, taking that first step requires the support and guidance of others. Recently, the staff at Homeland Hospice helped Esther Mutua take that first step to secure medical clearance and support…

A Career of Empathy and Kindness: Debbie Klinger to Retire from Homeland Hospice

A Career of Empathy and Kindness: Debbie Klinger to Retire from Homeland Hospice

  February 23, 2021

At the end of February, Debbie Klinger, RN and Director of Homeland Hospice, retired following her nearly eight-year career with the organization. Homeland Hospice is a nonprofit hospice program that serves communities throughout Central Pennsylvania. During her tenure, Debbie has strived to embody the heart and soul of the hospice…

Random Acts of Kindness ~ A Way of Life

Random Acts of Kindness ~ A Way of Life

  February 17, 2021

By Laurie Murray, Volunteer Coordinator, Homeland Hospice National Random Acts of Kindness Day is the day to do something special for another person. Scientific evidence shows that doing kind acts for others as well as receiving or even witnessing kindness has a positive effect. Even the smallest act of kindness…

Pete and Pat Crosson: A Love That Knew No Bounds

Pete and Pat Crosson: A Love That Knew No Bounds

  February 11, 2021

Television commercials portray Valentine’s Day as a time of grand gestures with red roses, jewelry and expensive dinners as the manner to express one’s love. Pete and Pat Crosson of McVeytown always knew what really mattered in love and lived everyday like it was Valentine’s Day. The couple demonstrated their…

Homeland’s Bereavement Team Offers Comprehensive and Compassionate Support

Homeland’s Bereavement Team Offers Comprehensive and Compassionate Support

  February 3, 2021

Learning how to navigate the unchartered waters of grief after the death of a loved one requires a strong support system and the development of coping mechanisms to find hope for the future. Homeland Hospice provides a holistic approach to grief support using a team of compassionate counselors. Homeland Hospice…

When It Is One of Your Own

When It Is One of Your Own

  January 20, 2021

~ Written by Helen Haddick, Homeland Hospice Nurse When my work phone rings early on a day off, I tend to not wake up. When it rings twice, I start to get conscious. By the time it’s the third try and it’s my personal phone, I am wide awake. Before…

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Bereavement Six Week Support Group

Bereavement Six Week Support Group

April 02, 2024
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Homeland Hospice Office, Suite 265B, 2300 Vartan Way, Harrisburg

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The Social (Bereavement Event)

The Social (Bereavement Event)

June 07, 2024
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Homeland Hospice Office, Suite 265B 2300 Vartan Way, Harrisburg

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Grief Art

Grief Art

July 27, 2024
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Homeland Hospice Office, Suite 265B 2300 Vartan Way, Harrisburg

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Coping with the Holidays Workshop

Coping with the Holidays Workshop

November 02, 2024
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Giant Foods Community Room, 3301 Trindle Road, Camp Hill

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