End of Life Services gets a new name

Porter Medical Center has changed the name of its End of Life Services program to Palliative Support Services.

Porter Hospital to host storytelling event Oct. 29

End of Life Services at Porter Hospital will host the Moth-like storytelling event “Stories from the Heart” on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6:30-8 p.m.

Porter hires new leader for end-of-life care

The mission and volunteers of End of Life Services, a non-profit hospice care agency in Addison County, will be integrated into Porter Medical center.

Hospice provider to close its doors

MIDDLEBURY — In addition to having claimed the lives of 242 Vermonters (as of Tuesday), COVID-19 has extinguished cherished businesses and organizations that have been unable to survive the pandemic’s toll. Sadly, the Middlebury nonprofit End Of Life Serv … (read more)

Living with dying: We learn to embrace the ‘Day of the Dead’

The Living with Dying Partnership is exploring cultural rituals and practices around death and dying. Neighbor to neighbor, companioning those at the end of life is an art of living that can be embraced instead of feared. Day of the Dead, or Dia de Muerto … (read more)

End of Life Services gets a $75K grant

MIDDLEBURY — The Hoehl Family Foundation has awarded $75,000 to Middlebury’s End of Life Services in support of their mission to provide compassionate care for those at the end of life. End of Life Services believes that every person should be able to die … (read more)

Bring your ‘end of life’ stories to share on stage

MIDDLEBURY — End of Life Services is seeking storytellers for their third Stories from the Hearth, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Middlebury hearth of American Flatbread. This year’s theme is “Within Grief’s Darkness Dwells Love’s Light. … (read more)

Letter to the editor: End of Life Services to move forward after change

On Oct. 3, End of Life Services, home of Hospice Volunteers, ARCH, Wellspring Singers, and bereavement care was surprised and saddened to receive a letter from Addison County Home Health & Hospice informing us that our partnership of 25 years was to end o … (read more)