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Posts in 2018

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04.18.2018
Promoting Health Through Resource Garden

For well over 100 years, Frederick Memorial Hospital has focused on treating and curing those who are ill, promoting healthy and fulfilling lifestyles, preventing illness, and increasing the quality of life in Frederick County. This philosophy ...

04.13.2018
Now Is the Time to Consider Advance Care Planning

National Healthcare Decisions Day is a time to inspire, educate, and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. Frederick Regional Health System is joining healthcare organizations across the country to ...

04.05.2018
Spring Cleaning for the Body and Mind

As the weather begins to warm up and we take on the task of cleaning out our closets, packing up bulky winter clothes, putting away holiday decorations, and simply de-cluttering our homes, it’s important to remember that we should also focus on ...

04.04.2018
Give the Gift of Life - Support Donate Life Month

Did you know that participating in Donate Life Month this April is one of the easiest ways to help make a difference? According to Donate Life America, more than 116,000 men, women, and children across the country are awaiting lifesaving organ ...

04.02.2018
Specialized Engineering Donates $10,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Dr. Greg Rausch, Past Chair, FMH Development Council; Tom Taylor, V.P. & COO, Specialized Engineering; Dave Wiegand, Principal, Specialized Engineering; and Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional ...

03.31.2018
Thank you, Michael! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.

Congratulations to Michael, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Michael’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

03.30.2018
Thank you, Kristy! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.

Congratulations to Kristy, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Kristy’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

03.30.2018
Ruppert Landscape Donates $5,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Robin Rose, Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Dr. P. Gregory Rausch, Past Chair, FMH Development Council, Melissa Dunk, Ruppert Landscape Area Manager; Jenna Hicks, Ruppert ...

03.30.2018
Middletown Valley Bank Donates $50,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Susan Grove, Assistant Vice President, Middletown Valley Bank; Brian Ropp, Senior Vice President & CFO, Middletown Valley Bank; Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System; BJ Goetz, ...

03.29.2018
Thank you, Kathryn! - Patient Safety Hero Award Winner.

Congratulations to Kathryn, a recipient of our Patient Safety Hero Award! Patient safety is a top priority at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Kathryn’s concern for our patients and consistent efforts to assure patient safety demonstrate our strong ...

03.28.2018
Thank You, Katherine! Patient & Family Centered Care Award Winner.

Congratulations to Katherine, a recipient of our Patient & Family Centered Care Award! This award is an opportunity for our patients and their families to honor a staff member of Frederick Memorial Hospital who displays dedication and commitment ...

03.28.2018
Social Workers: Leaders. Advocates. Champions.

Every day, our social workers act as advocates, champions, and leaders who make our society a better place to live. National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country and their allies to turn the spotlight ...

03.28.2018
Holly Hills Country Club Donates $5,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System; Kris Anderson, General Manager, Holly Hills Country Club; Jessica Miles, Director of Membership & Special Events, Holly Hills Country Club; and ...

03.28.2018
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Donates $20,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Sadie Wolf, Senior Development Director, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO Frederick Regional Health System; David Dailey, Distribution Center Manager, Coca-Cola Bottling Company ...

03.21.2018
Let's Talk About Hospice

Help us educate the community about the value of hospice in end-of-life care. We think everyone should know about hospice: the care and dignity it provides, and how we help patients and their loved ones face a life-limiting illness. We’ll speak ...

03.21.2018
The Need for Mourning

Mourning…is there an art to it or is it something that happens automatically? And what is the difference between grief and mourning? Grief refers to the reactions and feelings we have from experiencing the death of a loved one. Mourning is the ...

03.21.2018
The Last Ride

I was the Hospice Direct Service volunteer assigned to visit Barry Glass when he entered our program. My job was to provide companionship to both the patient and his wife, even if just for a little emotional support. I soon learned that instead of a ...

03.21.2018
A Zest For Life

From the first time John Noonan saw the Kline Hospice House, he was in love—with his room, with the staff and volunteers, with the view from the deck, with everything and everyone. “This place is like Heaven,” the 92-year-old said ...

03.21.2018
Living in the Moment

Most people would never guess that Adele Carey was 90 years old when this photo was taken. As a Hospice patient, Adele resided at Somerford Assisted Living and enjoyed living life to its fullest. Her good friend, Sandy Thompson, and family members ...

03.21.2018
A Life Fully Lived

After many years in their own home, it became apparent that Ann Bohn and her husband both needed more assistance due to serious health issues. Ann entered the Kline House and Joe became a resident patient at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center in West ...

03.21.2018
The Lucky Winner

Hospice patient Violet Young loved to play the slot machines in Charles Town, West Virginia and her daughters Jennifer and Robin planned to take her there for a day of fun. When Violet’s illness necessitated a change in plans, the daughters ...

03.21.2018
The Snowglobe Of Grief

On Friday, June 10, 2011, at 12:30 a.m., my life changed in such a way that it would never, ever be the same again. My husband Steven died after and eight-year battle with cancer. Grief had already become a constant companion in 2009 when ...

03.21.2018
Making Memories Every Day

Whether it was in his grandparents’ pond, Gunner’s Lake in Montgomery County or the shallow surf around Assateague and Chincoteague Islands, 31-year-old Stephen Travels could never get enough fishing. “No matter what was going on in ...

03.21.2018
The Importance Of Being Present

Volunteering isn’t always about interaction or action. Sometimes, our patients are not very responsive, participative or communicative. They might be sleeping a lot or simply unconscious. Compassionate presence volunteers have one simple but ...

03.21.2018
Life at the Kline House

Every day at the Kline Hospice House is busy, filled with lots of activity, laughter, and memories in the making. We consider ourselves blessed to share many sweet moments with our patients and families. One gentleman told us he’d just have to ...