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Memorial Boat Cruise

Thank you to all who joined us on the 2nd Annual Memorial Boat Cruise.  We couldn't have asked for better weather or better company.  We hope to see you next year. 

All of the monies raised are allocated to patient and family services.  Your support enables us to deliver the highest quality of care to patients, fund bereavement programs such as Camp Healing Hearts for grieving children, and educate the broader community about the benefits of hospice care. Family Hospice is the largest nonprofit hospice in Western Pennsylvania, caring for those nine counties.

Thank you to our sponsors:














Community Education Events

Family Hospice Auditorium, 50 Moffett Street, Pittsburgh 15243, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Helping Children Cope With Grief
Thursday, Nov. 9
What are the most helpful ways for adults to support children and teens who have experienced a loss of a loved one?  As with adults, there are stages of a child's grieving process.  Listening, talking about, and remembering the person who died can be steps in healing a wounded heart.  Join Allison Stockley, Manager of Volunteers and Bereavement Services at Family Hospice, and Erin Troup, Behavioral Health Specialist with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC as they share tips for supporting the young people in your life who have experienced a significant loss. 
Light refreshments will be served.  There is no fee to attend, but a $10 contribution is suggested.  To register, please call 412-572-8457.


Caring for the Caregiver: Relaxing at the Beach

FREE Event



How to Start the Discussion About End-of-Life Care

Just Talk About It: view these :60-second videos, which serve as perfect conversation starters on various end-of-life care topics.



Family Hospice and Palliative Care provides speakers to clubs, organizations, faith groups, senior communities, health professionals, and students, at no cost.

To schedule a speaker or for more information, please call 412-572-8800.

Hospice 101:
General talk introducing the services of Family Hospice and Palliative Care; advance care planning; and how hospice can benefit you or your loved one.

Living After Loss:
Helping those who are grieving by exploring the phases and transitions of grief and loss, and how to cope.

Helping Children Through Personal Loss:
What adults need to know.

Grief and the Holidays:
Ways to help yourself and others during what can be a particularly difficult time of year.

ELNEC Training (End of Life Nursing Consortium):
An educational seminar to provide training in end-of-life nursing care, addressing areas of pain and symptom management, ethics and legal issues, cultural impact, communication issues, and grief and bereavement; provided by a certified ELNEC trainer.

ELNEC-PPC Training (Pediatric Palliative Care):
An educational seminar to provide training in end-of life palliative nursing care for children; provided by a certified ELNEC-PPC trainer.