Yesterday, November 7th, 2013, Hospice of Southern Maine welcomed Dr. Ira Byock as the keynote speaker at the 4th Annual Thresholds Conference at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in downtown Portland.
Dr. Byock offered his insight and answered questions about end-of-life care, covering two books he has authored about the… More >>
On Saturday, September 28th, Hospice of Southern Maine welcomed more than 550 guests at their annual Twilight in the Park event, where 1200 luminaria, candles nestled in sand inside of paper bags, illuminated downtown Portland’s Deering Oaks Park, each luminaria inscribed with the person’s name for whom it was… More >>
Hospice of Southern Maine recently received a $10,000 grant from the Kennebunk Savings Bank’s Huntington Commons Fund for Seniors to purchase a bladder scanner for patients at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Gosnell House provides in-patient support for individuals with a terminal illness at the… More >>
Hospice of Southern Maine is collaborating with Ocean Park Association, Cancer Care Center of York County, and The Center for Grieving Children to present a performance and discussion of "A Finished Heart" on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM in the Temple at Ocean Park (50 Temple Street, Ocean Park, ME). Free to the… More >>
Hospice of Southern Maine recently received a $5,000 grant from the Hospice Fund of the Maine Community Foundation for a collaborative project to train volunteers for home health programs in Cumberland and York counties.
The element of the volunteer training program that this gift supports will allow HSM to meet all outside… More >>
Hospice of Southern Maine welcomed a crowd of 170 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough this past Sunday. Attendees gathered to celebrate the dedication of engraved paver bricks which were added to the Trail of Memories in the House gardens. While many bricks bear names and dates, one man chose to have… More >>
Supporters of Hospice of Southern Maine gathered at the Portland Country Club on Wednesday, May 22 2013 to recognize and honor the 64 members of the Circle of Caring, each of whom gave $1,000 or more to HSM in 2012.
Presenting at the luncheon was CEO, Arlene Wing, who summarized issues affecting the hospice industry. Arlene gave… More >>
Arlene Wing, CEO at Hospice of Southern Maine, and Kandyce Powell, Executive Director at The Maine Hospice Council and Center for End of Life met with Senator Susan Collins in Washington DC on April 22, 2013 to discuss legislative issues pertaining to hospice. Senator Collins has been a longstanding supporter of hospice services… More >>
Do you have any photos you'd like to share with us? We're currently organizing our 2012 Annual Report and want to have a page for remembering and honoring those we care for.
If you'd like to participate, send photos along to Susan in Development at email@example.com. More >>
On Saturday November 17th, roughly 100 people swarmed the streets of downtown Portland for a Pub Crawl supporting Hospice of Southern Maine. Attendees visited all of the Portland hot spots including Nosh Kitchen Bar, Ri Ra, Gritty McDuff’s, and Bull Feeney’s. Red “Big E” Pub Crawl t-shirts were sold and… More >>