How Does Hospice Work With My Doctor?

doctor with patient

The hospice team works directly with the patient’s doctor to provide optimum medical care. Often times your physician is the first to mention the possibility of hospice care. Some physicians hesitate to bring up hospice because they sincerely want to preserve hope for a cure. Frequently, they will continue to pursue treatment because they think…

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Meet Our Team – Curtis

Curtis Hickman

Curtis Hickman is the 2018 Chairman of the Crystal Coast Hospice House Board of Directors. He became passionate about hospice during his parent’s illnesses. After his parents passed and because he was so touched by the care and compassion he witnessed, he knew he wanted to get involved with Crystal Coast Hospice House. By working…

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5 Year Anniversary Plans

5 Year Anniversary Logo

In July of 2013, SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House opened its doors to our first patient.  Since then, we have continued to welcome individuals from our 5 county service region (and beyond) and we have cared for over 800 patients and their families.  This year we are celebrating the milestone of five years of service…

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What Is A Hospice House?

SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House

We are frequently asked about the difference between a Hospice House and a nursing home. The SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House is a specialized care home for hospice patients who need temporary or short term care when they can no longer remain in their own home, or are released from the hospital and cannot return…

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Happy New Year!


Happy New Year… …and a very BIG Thank You to all of our friends and supporters who helped to make 2017 a successful year for Crystal Coast Hospice House. Thanks to your generous support, we were able to provide care for 214 patients and their families in 2017! Since opening our doors in July of…

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Calling All Gingerbread Bakers!

Gingerbread House

Gingerbread Festival Competition & Display For Christmas lovers, gingerbread enthusiasts, master sculptors, kids, amateurs, professionals, and candy connoisseurs of all ages!  Enter your edible masterpiece in our competition to benefit SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House and, of course, for a chance to win great prizes and revel in that “gingerbread feeling.” The competition is free…

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How To Support The Gingerbread Festival

Be Part Of Something Special

The Gingerbread Festival is our primary fundraising event each year.  Here are six ways that you can get involved in something special to help us make this year’s the most successful yet…     Click Here To See All The Latest Information About The Fifth Annual Gingerbread Festival!

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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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