Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute

The Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute provides an integrated continuum of care for older individuals across all settings in Anne Arundel County.

Innovating a new way of caring

We bring together the combined expertise of two nationally recognized organizations: Luminis Health and Gilchrist. Luminis Health is a leading health system based in Annapolis, with numerous inpatient and outpatient locations across eight counties. Gilchrist is a nationally recognized nonprofit with a 27-year reputation of excellence in elder medical care, hospice and palliative care. Together, we are innovating a new way of caring.

Seamless care

The team of experts at Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute provides comprehensive, coordinated medical care and support wherever you need it, including in the comfort of your own home. We personalize services to your unique needs and ensure seamless care throughout every stage of your journey. We manage all aspects of care, so you can focus on living your best life.

Care, counseling and support to help you live life to the fullest.


Our Services

Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute cares for individuals and families throughout Anne Arundel County, Maryland. We provide comprehensive services across multiple settings, including at home, in residential care communities—such as long-term care and assisted living facilities—and throughout the community.

Our services include:

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Elder Medical Care – Home Care

Our Elder Medical Care program provides medical care at home for older individuals with serious illness who need coordinated care and guidance.

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Elder Medical Care – Residential Community Care

Our physicians and nurse practitioners can provide medical care to complement the services you already receive at your independent or assisted living, long-term care or skilled nursing facility. 

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Hospice Care

Hospice enhances the end of life by providing care that allows people to live their final days to the fullest, in peace and without pain, in the place that provides the most solace.

Where We Can Serve You

Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute provides care and support to families residing in Anne Arundel County.

Uncertain about which services your loved one needs? Our specially trained care navigators are available to listen to your needs and provide resources both within Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute and in the community.

Call 888.823.8880


Choosing Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute

The Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute provides coordinated care across every setting throughout the healthcare journey. We help address the complex medical, emotional and social needs specific to the elderly, focusing on the highest quality of life. Every day, we help older adults live life to the fullest. We deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

Here are just a few of the reasons why people choose Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute:


Complementary care offerings

The Luminis Health Gilchrist Lifecare Institute’s Jewish Care and Support program focuses on care with special consideration of the customs, rituals and laws around which Jewish families have built meaningful lives. Each team member has received specialized training in Jewish customs and practices to ensure that our care is compatible with the family’s religious beliefs. Our program is accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospice.

We Honor Veterans is a program designed to meet the unique needs of veterans and thank them for their sacrifice and service to our country. In partnership with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and our local VA office, we provide veteran to veteran outreach, pinning ceremonies and other initiatives to ensure that the contributions and needs of veterans are recognized and respected.

Our Music Therapy program can help improve quality of life by reducing stress, anxiety and agitation, while also giving individuals a way to express themselves, even if they can no longer communicate. Our board-certified music therapists use everything from listening to performing to writing and recording music during therapy sessions.