Stories

Kandy Melillo Helps Hospice Patients Tell Their Life Story

Kandy Melillo Helps Hospice Patients Tell Their Life Story

  October 10, 2023

The smell of warm chocolate chip cookies coming out of the oven or lilacs blooming in mid-spring signifying summer is on its way. Scents can trigger a flood of memories from our past. Often the memories come back to us so clearly, we can see ourselves eating the cookies with…

Betty Hungerford: A Homeland resident and cherished friend

Betty Hungerford: A Homeland resident and cherished friend

  October 3, 2023

Sipping a Coke float delivered by a kind Homeland Center aide, Betty Hungerford shared why life is better in a top-rated continuing care retirement community. “When you reach a certain age, you’re better off in a place like Homeland than you are at home because you build friendships and relationships…

Homeland Hospice Named 2023 Hospice CAHPS Honors Recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst

Homeland Hospice Named 2023 Hospice CAHPS Honors Recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst

  August 17, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: National honor distinguishes Homeland for quality care for patients and caregivers. Homeland Hospice, a nonprofit hospice program that serves communities throughout Central Pennsylvania, has been named a 2023 Hospice CAHPS Honors Award recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a national provider of services for hospice and home health agencies. The…

Homeland Unveils Tribute Medallions at a Special Ceremony in May

Homeland Unveils Tribute Medallions at a Special Ceremony in May

  August 8, 2023

  Homeland unveiled its Tribute Medallions at a special ceremony held in May at Homeland Center in Uptown Harrisburg. The Tribute Medallions along with a special plaque about Homeland are displayed on the iron fence that surrounds the facility. The zinc metal medallions are a tribute to loved ones who received…

Queen of the Camper: Sharon Clark Conquers the Challenges of Grief

Queen of the Camper: Sharon Clark Conquers the Challenges of Grief

  July 14, 2023

Titles of skill are not given. They are earned from hard work and perseverance. For Sharon Clark of Harrisburg, the title “Queen of the Camper” was bestowed upon her by her sister as Sharon found inner-strength during her yearlong journey of grief following the death of her husband. Along the…

Afternoon Tea Party Fit for Royalty

Afternoon Tea Party Fit for Royalty

  June 16, 2023

Afternoon tea is a quintessential English custom and fashionable social event. It is a time to pause in the afternoon for refreshments, petite sandwiches, desserts and conversation with friends. Homeland Center residents recently donned handmade fascinators or boutonnieres for a special tea party hosted by Homeland Center’s Board of Managers,…

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Events

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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