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Recent Posts in Advanced Directives Category

10.04.2018
An Advocate and a Voice

Chronic disease accounts for an estimated 80% of Maryland’s current healthcare costs. So what exactly qualifies as a chronic disease? “Think of a chronic disease as a condition that lasts a long time—at least three months or ...

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 ...

03.07.2018
Have You Had the Conversation?

Hospice of Frederick County’s Executive Director Carlos Graveran (left) and Medical Director Dr. Mary McDonald (right) welcomed nationally recognized patient rights advocate Dr. Angelo Volandes to Frederick for a special presentation on ...

10.31.2017
Continuing the Conversation - Dusk Event

On November 2, Hospice of Frederick County and Maryland Ensemble Theater (MET) will present a special production of the thought-provoking play Dusk at Hood College. According to Hospice’s Executive Director Carlos Graveran, the production ...

10.30.2017
Write It Down

Did you know that 90% of people say that talking about end-of-life care with their loved ones is important, yet only 27% have actually had that conversation? Or that 80% of people say that talking to their doctor about the care they want if they ...

06.06.2017
Making Tough Choices - June 28th Community Event

Join Monocacy Health Partners and Parkview Medical Group for their upcoming community event, Making Tough Choices. This event is focused on making choices related to Palliative Care, Hospice Care, and Advance Directives. Event: Making Tough Choices ...

04.13.2017
Support National Healthcare Decisions Day and Advance Healthcare Planning

Each year, National Healthcare Decisions Day helps to raise awareness of the value of advance healthcare planning. Frederick Memorial Hospital is joining healthcare organizations across the country to educate the public and providers about the ...