The Gilchrist Blog
The goal of our blog is to provide you with comprehensive and inspiring information about issues that are important to our continuum of care. We also share the latest news about Gilchrist, highlight our work in the community, promote upcoming events, provide program-specific information and offer ways you can help – either by volunteering or fundraising.
Gilchrist volunteers come from all walks of life, have different spiritual beliefs and experiences, and range in age from 18 to 92. Many of them
Leah Szmidt was a Holocaust survivor who lost an eye in the bombings at the end of World War II. She loved to cook, loved
Family members and patients can call Gilchrist’s Nurse Helpline any time, day or night, 365 days a year. A triage nurse is always available to
Gilchrist now offers day-long grief retreats for individuals seeking to recharge themselves and learn new ways to relate to their grief. A grief retreat may
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
Creating a safe environment for patients on hospice and their families is a priority at Gilchrist. Because patients of Gilchrist tend to be either elderly
Living with a serious illness can be an isolating experience. For some of the people we serve, their only regular visitors are their Gilchrist team.