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Harbor Hospice can help.

I am in need of care.

When a life limiting condition is present, it is appropriate to discuss hospice care.  The goal of hospice is to provide opportunity for dignity, choices and control for each patient.

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I am a caregiver.

We encourage families and caregivers to contact Harbor Hospice at the time of diagnosis of a terminal illness so they can receive the information and support they need.

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I am grieving a death.

Grief is a very personal journey.  Our grief counselors are available to our entire community, not just families of Harbor Hospice patients.

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I am a professional.

Discussing hospice care to patients and families restores choice and control. “There is something more we can do.”

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Latest Updates

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News: Thank You Grand Armory Brewing! A Caring Community

Thank you to our friends at Grand Armory Brewing in Grand Haven for choosing Harbor Hospice for their monthly […]

12.13.2018
News, Publications: Our Newsletters

Circles of Care, Fall-Winter 2018 From her heart and her experience, Marilyn Sondy says, “Don’t wait to […]

12.13.2018
News: Press Releases

Healing Center Offers Children’s Holiday Open House – PRESS RELEASE 11/27/18 Harbor Hospice Foundation Celebrates #GivingTuesday – […]

11.27.2018
News: It’s National Nurse Practitioner Week, Nov 11-17

Your Partner in Health, The Nurse Practitioner! #NPWeek November 11-17 is National Nurse Practitioner Week.  A BIG Thank […]

11.14.2018
News, Publications: Some Thoughts on Suffering

By Curtis Freed, MA, BCC In my work as a hospice chaplain, I am sometimes asked the […]

11.06.2018
News: The Hospice Chaplain Visit and Celebrating Spiritual Care week

October 21-27 celebrating Spiritual Care Week across the nation “The theme for Spiritual Care Week in 2018 […]

10.24.2018
News: A philanthropic 2018…thank you

To all our patients, families, event sponsors, hosts, Corporate Partners, auction donors, volunteers, and our community for […]

09.27.2018
News, Publications: Guiding your Grands through Grief

By Melanie Dekkers, LLMSW, Laura Ecker, LPC, and Beth Bolthouse, MA, LPC We love our grand kids!  The […]

09.25.2018
News, Publications: Touching Lives

2018-2019 Issue – Making Peace With Our Biggest Fear A Publication of Harbor Hospice, Harbor Palliative Care, and […]

08.27.2018
News: Welcome to Ivy, our new Hospice Therapy Dog!

Help us welcome the newest member of our Volunteer Team here at Harbor Hospice, Ivy, our Hospice […]

08.23.2018
News, Publications: Positive Aging

By Beth Bolthouse, MA, LPC, Bereavement Counselor for the Scolnik Healing Center of Harbor Hospice Last year […]

05.01.2018
News, Publications: When the Obvious is Not So Easy

By Curtis Freed, MA, BCC, Harbor Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor. All of us are aware of the […]

03.06.2018
News: A supportive corporate community

The Harbor Hospice vision for more than thirty-five years has been to bring empathy, expertise and excellence […]

02.12.2018
News: Thank You Hilite International! A Caring Community

The Community Involvement Team of Hilite International unanimously chose Harbor Hospice to be a recipient of funds […]

01.22.2018
News, Publications: THANK YOU Veterans – We Honor You Everyday

Veteran’s Day is Saturday, November 11, 2017 The day we say THANK YOU to the women and men […]

11.10.2017
News: Donations support purchase of new beds at Poppen Residence

Harbor Hospice Foundation receives $5,000 and $2,500 to fund three new patient beds THANK YOU to the Osteopathic […]

10.05.2017
News, Publications: A Spiritual Perspective on the Dying Process

“Death is grace, the greatest gift of grace that God can give to His people who believe […]

09.06.2017
News: People Helping People – Local Credit Union GIVES BACK

Harbor Hospice Receives $10,000 donation from Family Financial Credit Union “Giving back and having concern for the […]

02.06.2017

Featured Events

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Join our hospice team! Applications being taken

Join our team of expertise, taking applications for RN Intake/Admissions, Clinical Outreach Specialist (RN), RN Case Manager, […]

4th Annual Pooches & People Picnic Fundraiser(Starts @ 10:00 AM)

A furry and festive event raising funds and awareness for the Harbor Hospice Foundation is on the […]

04.13.2019
Grief Healing Support Group(Starts @ 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM)

You don’t have to grieve the loss of your loved one alone. Join others and find belonging […]

12.17.2018
S.O.L.O.S – Spouse or Partner Loss Support Group(Starts @ 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM)

Life after a spouse or partner dies has its own unique challenges.  Spouses Overcoming Loss through Ongoing […]

12.13.2018
Moms Together – Grief Support Group(Starts @ 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM)

Join other moms and grandmothers whose child or children have passed away. Find encouragement, support and friendship. […]

12.29.2018
Grief & The Holidays – Hart(Starts @ 10:30 AM)

A meaningful event to help you better manage holiday grief.  We will be viewing the DVD, “A […]

11.12.2018
Kids’ Holiday Open House – Grief Support(Starts @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM)

A festive event for children over the holidays!  They will enjoy snacks, create ornaments in memory of […]

12.18.2018
CANCELLED: What is Palliative Care? A local healthcare forum for the community(Starts @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled spring 2019 – please stay tuned for further […]

10.30.2018
CANCELLED: Full Moon Glow Roll – A benefit glow in the dark bike ride(Starts @ 6:00 PM (Bike Decorating) 7:15 PM (Depart))

This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled spring 2019 – please stay tuned for further […]

10.24.2018
Grief & The Holidays – Muskegon(Starts @ 6:00 PM)

A meaningful evening to help you better manage holiday grief.  We will be viewing the DVD, “A […]

11.12.2018
Volunteer Basic Training with Harbor Hospice(Starts @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Interested in volunteering with Harbor Hospice… an essential part of our team? Volunteer Orientation Training – November […]

11.07.2018
West MI Cancer Awareness Musical(Starts @ 6:00 PM)

West Michigan Cancer Awareness Musical with Special Guest Pastor Michael Lampkin. A special evening of prayer, music, […]

11.04.2018
11th Annual Regatta Race and Fundraiser – benefiting community-based hospice(Starts @ 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

                    A day-long celebration raising funds and awareness […]

08.18.2018
12th Annual Ride to Remember – family bike ride event benefiting Poppen Hospice Residence(Starts @ 10:30 AM)

  Don’t just Ride, Ride to Remember! —a 15-mile bike ride around Spring Lake to benefit Harbor […]

05.26.2018
Ethical Challenges in Advance Care Planning(Starts @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

  THE 2017-2018 Muskegon Community College Lecture Series PRESENTS: LOCAL PRE-LECTURE PANEL DISCUSSION – 6:00 PM Muskegon’s […]

04.16.2018
Grief Recovery (8-week intensive group)(Starts @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

The next GRIEF RECOVERY GROUP starts Saturday, March 10th. If you are wanting to learn how to […]

03.10.2018
Patient Care Training for Volunteers (taken after basic training)(Starts @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Interested in volunteering with Harbor Hospice….an essential part of our team? Patient Care Training       […]

05.30.2018
#GivingTuesday 11/28 #GivingCare #GivingNewBeds

When Bud Kemperman’s health was failing, he moved to the Leila & Cyrus Poppen Residence where he […]

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s(Starts @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not […]

10.26.2017
West MI Cancer Awareness Musical 2017(Starts @ 6:00 PM)

Please join staff from Harbor Hospice and Harbor Palliative Care, along with Mercy Health-Johnson Cancer Center and […]

11.12.2017