Working with the dying patient

Hospice workers find peace in helping patients find comfort at end of life

Preparing for approaching death

Amazon Prime movies related to dying

When the time comes, could you let go and die?

Doulas For The Dying

Patients want to be at home, but home hospice care can be tough on families -  NPR article

More Americans Are Dying At Home

Continuing Ed Hours Tracker Form

The State of Maine requires hospice volunteers to complete 8 hours of continuing education each year.

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the title.

Please note you may download the Continuing Education hours form to keep track of time spent on books, articles, movies, and documentaries throughout 2020.

New Articles, Videos, Book Recommendations for 2020 Continuing Ed

Hospice Care Continues, Without The Human Touch

My Grandmother's Last Days Were In Our LivingRoom

Take Care of Yourself E-Book

Aging In Place - Hospice Care

Dying in Style by Audrey J. Parker

Excellent Book on Grief. The Year of Magical Thinking

by Joan Didion. Reading time: 3 hours

A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

The death of his wife compelled Mr. Lewis to write a book about grief and his faith.  Reading time: 1 hour

Hospice: Demanded But Threatened By


Interactions with Family and Friends

The Friendly Visit (as a Volunteer)


Contact Us

Calais Regional Hospital

24 Hospital Lane

Calais, Maine 04619

Down East Community


11 Hospital Drive

Machias, Maine 04654

207-454-7521  ext.126

We are grateful for serving Washington County for 39 years. Thank you to all the volunteers and community supporters who help us keep this mission strong.