When Is It Time For Hospice?

When Is It Time?

Here at SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House, our staff is trained to offer peace of mind in addition to medical care. We hear it so many times, patients and families tell us: “We wish we’d called hospice sooner.” Patients and families can benefit most from hospice care when they seek support earlier rather than in…

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Meet Our Team – Kyra

Kyra Moore

Kyra Moore is the Chairman of the Crystal Coast Hospice House Board of Directors. She began volunteering when the house was still a “dream” and transitioned to the board in 2013. As chairman, she works closely with the Executive Director, Charlie Miller, and the other board members to ensure the programs and services are consistent…

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Who Is Eligible For Hospice Care?

Hospice Care Eligible

Hospice care is for people who have chosen comfort-oriented care over the pursuit of further curative or experimental treatment. Anyone who is diagnosed with a terminal illness, and whose life is most likely measured in months rather than years, may select hospice care. Technically speaking, there are three main requirements for hospice eligibility: The patient…

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Meet Our Team – Charlie & Kay

Charlie and Kay

Charlie Miller and Kay Coole are the staff of Crystal Coast Hospice House (CCHH), the non-profit foundation that owns and oversees the SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House facility. They work closely with the Board of Directors for CCHH as well as with their counterparts and staff at 3HC, their operating partners who run daily operations…

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Join The Meal Train

Meal Train Logo

Providing a meal for the families staying at SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House is a wonderful way to care for those who are going through a difficult part of life’s journey. By providing a lunch or dinner, you (your office, your Sunday School class, your church, your team, your department, your club, your friends, your…

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Being Mortal

Being Mortal cover

Being Mortal, by physician and bestselling author Atul Gawande, is a riveting book that raises a significant question regarding today’s healthcare for the dying: Are we, by fighting against death at all costs, at times doing more harm than good to the lives of our patients? Through significant research, firsthand experience, and masterful storytelling, Gawande…

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Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser

Spaghetti Supper

First United Methodist Church of Morehead City is holding a Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser to benefit SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House! Monday, September 18th Eat-in or Take-out (drive through) Plate includes spaghetti with sauce, tossed salad, toast and brownie (Eat-in guests will be served tea or water) Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available…

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5th Annual Gingerbread Festival – Save The Date!

Gingerbread Festival Save The Date Card

The Gingerbread Festival is the primary fundraising event for Crystal Coast Hospice House.  Plan now to join us for a weekend of fun events and activities as we transform the Crystal Coast Civic Center into a winter wonderland filled with Gingerbread Houses, Christmas Trees, and other Magical Delights for “Kids” of every age!

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What Is Hospice?

Hospice Word Cloud

Hospice, by definition, is a team-oriented approach to providing specialized care for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury. It includes expert medical care, pain management, and emotional support for patients and their families. But more simply, hospice care supports living one’s life to the fullest with dignity regardless of how much time remains. Hospice…

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