As part of the FirstHealth of the Carolinas network, FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care is a resource for the community in the areas of education, bereavement and adjustment to loss. FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care is not-for-profit and is the only hospice associated with FirstHealth of the Carolinas.
Hospice House Volunteer, Kathy Shader, receives joy in her giving.
“My job is to be a presence for the patients, providing support in the way that works for them.”Read more
Long After a Loved One is Gone, The Caring Continues
Thanksgiving and Christmas will be significant for the family of the late Nettie Cooper. The beloved wife of 70 years, mother and grandmother died somewhat unexpectedly this past winter. She was 88. Though the upcoming holidays will be the first big family events since then, her family is finding long-term comfort in a group of people they met just days before her death.Read more
Palliative Care Program
"An Extra Layer of Support," Barbara Bush boosts awareness of Palliative Care program.Read more
Hospice House: Living Better in the Moment
“I had never dealt with hospice,” says Mamie Allen, an educator who lives in Southern Pines. “I didn’t even know it was here.”Read more