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AseraCare - Altoona

AseraCare is one of the nation’s premiere providers of hospice and palliative care services. Our family-centered approach works to ensure that the needs and wishes of both our patients and their family members are met throughout the hospice experience.

Professionals from AseraCare help manage the entire spectrum of challenges and needs related to a terminal diagnosis. It is our objective to help reduce the stress and pressure on our patients and their families, allowing them to make the most of their remaining time together.

This office serves Blair, Bedford, Centre, Clearfield, Huntingdon, Juniata and Mifflin counties.

Tollfree Phone: 800-598-1704
Office Phone: 814-941-2900
Office Fax: 814-941-0600

 

Services Offered

  • RN, social worker and spiritual guidance available 24/7 
  • Bereavement counseling
  • Grieving support groups open to the public
  • Hospice aides
  • Medical directors to oversee care
  • Respite, inpatient, vigil and continuous care

 

Supported by AseraCare Hospice Foundation:

  • New Morning Grief Camp
  • Memory Garden
  • Memorial Playground

 

Volunteering

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • Public relations to recruit volunteers and assist public relations manager with referrals
  • Administration for assisting with medical records
  • Indirect care for phone calls to patients and families
  • Bereavement care for follow up with families
  • Direct care and companion care
  • Vigil team to help with patient and family support during crisis management or active dying process

 

       

Contact Terrilynn Deavor at terrilynn.deavor@aseracare.com for more information about volunteering.

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