Join Us at Gilchrist’s Taste of Howard County

As the general manager of Turf Valley Resort, a family-owned business in Howard County, it has always been important to me and my family to be good corporate citizens. As such we try to support the many good causes, organizations and events here in the county—many of which are held at Turf Valley Resort. Gilchrist’s … More Join Us at Gilchrist’s Taste of Howard County

Spring Jazz Brunch: A Delightful Way to Spend a Sunday Morning

Enjoy a delicious brunch and relaxing jazz music against the backdrop of breathtaking views—all while supporting Gilchrist Center Baltimore. What a great way to spend a Sunday morning! I hope you will join us at Gilchrist’s Spring Jazz Brunch on Sunday, April 8, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime … More Spring Jazz Brunch: A Delightful Way to Spend a Sunday Morning

Gilchrist’s first Steps of Hope walk and butterfly release

Stemming from a Grief Services Department Retreat in early 2015, the idea of what would become “Steps of Hope: A tribute walk with butterfly release” was formed. A  committee of Gilchrist staff and volunteers decided on a “meditative/contemplative walk” at Cromwell Valley Park in Maryland, using the book “How to Walk” by Thich Nhat Hanh as … More Gilchrist’s first Steps of Hope walk and butterfly release

Believing the unbelievable – healing as we face our grief

    “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These people have an appreciation, sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and deep, loving concern. Beautiful people do not … More Believing the unbelievable – healing as we face our grief

Honoring our clinical bereavement counselors

In my thirteen years of working for Gilchrist Hospice Care, I have had the privilege of working with some amazing colleagues who provide exceptional care for the families and friends of Gilchrist’s patients.  In March, we honored some of my colleagues through both Social Work Month and Child Life Month.  April is Counseling Awareness Month … More Honoring our clinical bereavement counselors

Paul J. Kelley Jr. Charitable Foundation supports Gilchrist

On June 15, 2009 our community suffered a huge loss. Paul J. Kelley Jr. died peacefully at Gilchrist Center in Towson, MD. As an active member of the River Hill community Paul coached hockey, announced football games supported charitable foundations volunteered at church and did countless other things for other people. He is sorely missed … More Paul J. Kelley Jr. Charitable Foundation supports Gilchrist

Memories will be made and past ones honored

Sadly, Gilchrist Hospice Care lost three of its most ardent supporters over the past year and a half, Pat and Art Modell and Bill Pitcher.  These three individuals were devoted advocates of Gilchrist and the founding Chairs of the Holly Ball, so it only seems fitting that this year’s Holly Ball be held in their memory.  … More Memories will be made and past ones honored

Making a Difference

I can’t believe it’s almost been a year and a half since Gilchrist Center Howard County opened in May 2011. In this time, we have taken care of over 600 patients and their families at this wonderful and much-needed inpatient hospice center. I recently received a note from friends Mary & Joe Barbera, who had … More Making a Difference