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Through Their Eyes

No one tells our story better than our patients. Click here to watch two of our patients share how their story merged with ours and see Transitions HospiceCare through their eyes.

In the news


03/29/2018, News & Observer – What is hospice and palliative care?

01/19/2018, News & Observer – Interview with Lily Gillmor, Pediatric Program Manager

03/29/2017, News & Observer – Kids ‘N Community Foundation Donates $560,000

Social Work Today: Helping Clients Heal After the Loss of a Beloved Animal

Archived articles


Chief Medical Officer Dr. Laura Patel speaks on “Models and Strategies to Integrate Palliative Care Principles into Serious Illness Care” as part of the Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, which works to foster an ongoing dialogue about critical policy and research issues to accelerate and sustain progress in care for people of all ages with serious illness. (4/27/17)

Veterans Memorial Garden Dedication Ceremony (05/24/2014)

Why the Name Change from Hospice of Wake County to Transitions LifeCare? (4/30/14)

End-of-Life Care (Caring Matters by Guiding Lights, 5/12)

The 4 Things That Matter Most (Dr. Ira Byock discusses what matters most to people who are dying, 12/28/11)

Can Open End-of-Life Conversations Reduce Stress? (ABC News, 12/28/10)


Related links

Transitions LifeCare is an independent organization that is not officially governed by any local, state or national organization. It is, however, affiliated with many resource organizations and is certified by the Accreditation Commission for Home Care (ACHC).

Aging Matters

“Aging Matters” helps you navigate the many choices and issues we face as we age or care for an aging loved one.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

The Academy is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine. Membership is also open to nurses and other healthcare providers who are committed to improving the quality of life of patients and families facing life-threatening or serious conditions.

Association for Death Education and Counseling

The Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) is a professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence and recognizing diversity in death education, care of the dying, grief counseling, and research in thanatology. Based on quality research and theory, the association provides information, support and resources to its international, multicultural, multidisciplinary membership and through it, to the public.

Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina

The Association for Home & Hospice (AHHC) represents more than 600 licensed agencies across North Carolina, providing health and health-related services in the home and community. It is one of the oldest and the largest organizations of its kind in the nation.

Center to Advance Palliative Care

When you are facing a serious illness, you need relief from symptoms.  You need to better understand your condition and choices for care. You need to improve your ability to tolerate medical treatments. And, you and your family need to be able to carry on with everyday life. This is what palliative care can do. is a comprehensive resource offering safety guides for seniors, families, and patients, as well as publishing important health news, recalls, and safety alerts.

Growth House, Inc.

Growth House’s primary mission is to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying through public education and global professional collaboration.

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Established in 1986, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association is the nation’s largest and oldest professional nursing organization dedicated to promoting excellence in hospice and palliative nursing care.

Hospice Foundation of America

Hospice Foundation of America exists to help those who cope personally or professionally with terminal illness, death and the process of grief and bereavement.

Hospice Net

Hospice Net provides information and support to patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses. Hospice Net is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. We do not accept advertising and are funded entirely by unsolicited private donations.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

NHPCO’s mission is to create an America where every individual can value the experience of the end of life.

Palliative Care Network

Palliative Care Network provides a platform for palliative care professionals to teach, interact, and exchange ideas with fellow colleagues in places around the world where the knowledge gap is wider than the technology gap.

Partnership for Caring: America’s Voices for the Dying

Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is a national consumer and community engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life, supported by a grant from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Senior Resource Alliance of the Triangle (SRA)

The Senior Resource Alliance (SRA) of the Triangle is made up of professionals from around the Triangle who are well known and respected in the senior community. The SRA of the Triangle is an organization that is a source of ethical, competent, trusted resources, and solutions for seniors.

Surviving Spouse Support Group

The Surviving Spouse Support Group fills in the gap where military life ends, and a new normal begins. A military widow/widower means being misunderstood by friends and family; we are often left behind and forgotten. SSSG seeks to promote healing and strength by reaching out to widows/widowers of spouses who died serving our Nation. SSSG is designed for the younger generation of military Surviving Spouse, and for every branch of the Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Coast Guard.

United Way of the Greater Triangle

United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT) brings together local community partners in Durham, Orange, Johnston, and Wake counties: member agencies, nonprofits, government volunteers and experts to focus on lasting changes, not temporary fixes to key issues.

Wake County Community Resource Connections for Aging and Disabilities

Wake CRC is a network of local nonprofit and community agencies working together to provide easy access to aging and disability information and services.

Press room

Media Contact:

Darcy Dye Bowers, APR, Sr. Comm and PR Manager
office 919-828-0890
cell 919-749-3088

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