Insiders Edition #1
Loss doesn’t mean you have to feel lonely. Mt Hood Hospice offers a variety of free opportunities to connect with others in similar situations as you. These opportunities include educational groups, social hours for open conversation, Facebook groups and more! There...
Caring with Confidence
Mt. Hood Hospice is a non-profit organization that has been providing hospice care to the community for the past 41 years. We boast an amazing staff, many of whom have been here for years. Our nurses are among the best in the hospice care community, and we often...
When Is Right Time for Hospice Services?
Many people ask, “When is the right time for hospice services?” The short answer is: Maybe sooner than you think. Probably the most common misconception about hospice is that hospice care is only for people who are days or weeks away from death. This is not true....
Mt. Hood Hospice – Your #1 ranked hospice provider for 3 years running
Mt. Hood Hospice, the non-profit located in Sandy, Oregon has served patients and their loved ones in Clackamas and East Multnomah Counties for over 40 years. We are proud to be ranked number one by Medicare in the Portland Metro area for three years in a row!...
Grief and the Holidays
The holidays and end of the year can be difficult. Surrounded by messages of being together and expectations of joy and celebration, those grieving can feel more isolated and alone as they navigate the holidays without loved ones. It’s important we give ourselves...
Hospice Volunteer Training
Make a difference in your community by becoming a hospice volunteer! What does it look like to volunteer for hospice? Hospice volunteers come from various backgrounds; some have had experience with hospice when a family member was on service, others have worked in the...
Proud Partner of We Honor Veterans
November is a time we formally honor our Veterans for Veterans’ Day. Being a hospice care provider, we also celebrate National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. How do these two go together? The NHPCO in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs developed...
Pet Peace of Mind: Keeping Pets and Patients Together
You are still in your pajama’s, hair messed up, your forgot to put your dentures in…but guess who is thrilled to see you? Pets don’t care where you live or what you look like, they love you no matter what. That’s unconditional love. Why is a hospice talking about...
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
As part of the “We Honor Veterans” program we are proud to honor our veteran patients and all those who served. Over 30% of Mt. Hood Hospice patients are veterans and our compassionate staff are educated in their unique needs. Tuesday, March 29 is “National Vietnam...
Mt. Hood Hospice cares for patients regardless of their ability to pay
Many people think they aren’t able to afford hospice services. So, what does it cost to have hospice care? You might be surprised to know, that hospice is covered 100% by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance AND most importantly that Mt. Hood Hospice won’t...
About Mt. Hood Hospice
Mt. Hood Hospice has been providing care and bereavement support to families in Multnomah and Clackamas Counties for 43 years. We are a not-for-profit, free standing, independent, community-based hospice.
Mt. Hood Hospice was the first free-standing hospice in Oregon to be granted Medicare certification in 1987. Since that time we have stayed current in compliance with changing CMS regulations while remaining true to our original ideal: to provide the highest quality care to families coping with life-limiting illness, emphasizing comfort, dignity and choice.
Because every day is a gift
MT. HOOD HOSPICE CELEBRATES 43 YEARS!
We are a not-for-profit Hospice that provides quality care for terminally ill patients and their loved ones,
regardless of their ability to pay.
Living with a Terminal Illness
When a loved one is diagnosed with a terminal illness, the lives of those close to them are impacted as well. It's important to learn as much as you can about the illness. The more information you have, the more in control you will feel. Learn more.
What You Need to Know
Hospice care is covered 100% by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance. You can choose your hospice! Every Medicare beneficiary with Part A entitlement has a Medicare Hospice Benefit allowing them services from ANY Medicare certified hospice. This is regardless of their enrollment in any HMO. We care for people in residential facilities as well as at home. Learn more.
Kind Words From Our Families
Watch this one-minute video testimonial and hear why families choose Mt. Hood Hospice.
We are certified by Medicare, which means we get surveyed every 3 to make sure we are following all state and federal hospice regulations.
Time Of Remembering Event
View the 2021 Time of Remembering video.
2023 Time of Remembering details are available.
Grief and Complicated Circumstances social hourJune 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Caregivers Together Social hourJune 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
Living with grief social hourJune 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
In Person Grief GroupJune 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT
Grief and complicated circumstances social hourJune 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Living with grief social hourJune 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Caregivers Together Social hourJune 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
Grief and complicated circumstances social hourJune 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Grief Support Contact
Registration is required prior to meetings. Contact Laura Lirette to register,