Real Stories, Real Patients

Hear inspiring stories about our patients and families and the impact Gilchrist has made in their lives.

Featured Patient Story

Jerome (Jerry) Hensby has dedicated more than 20 years and 3,100 hours to Gilchrist as a volunteer. Now 95, Jerry is on the receiving end of Gilchrist’s care, as a hospice patient. Jerry started his volunteer work in 1995, when the organization was named Hospice of Baltimore. His wife, Ellen, was also a long-time volunteer—first at GBMC and later at Gilchrist, as a welcomer at Gilchrist Center Towson.

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Featured Reflection Stories

Gilchrist’s Reflections Newsletter is published three times a year and includes heartwarming and inspiring stories about our patients, families, volunteers and staff.

Gilchrist Reflections Newsletter Summer 2019 Edition
Gilchrist Reflections Newsletter Spring 2018 Edition

You can view more of our Reflections Newsletters here

Stories Shared on Social Media

Here are just a few of the patient stories that we have been able to recently tell on social media

We were able to join a special birthday celebration honoring Gilchrist patient Oscar Baker, who turned 100.
Together with our Gilchrist Chaplain, Isaiah created a hand keepsake with his great grandfather, Richard Blackman.
Our care extends beyond the patient to the entire family. Few bonds are stronger than those of siblings…like Gilchrist Kids patient Collin and his sister Ella.
After a Gilchrist patient and her family needed a new home for their cat Millie, clinical counselor Hilary Harrington knew she had the perfect match – Ron White. 

Has Gilchrist Impacted Your Life?

We love hearing stories from our patients and their families about how Gilchrist has positively impacted their life. If you are open to sharing your story with us, please fill out the contact form below and someone from our Marketing team will reach out to you!