April 24, 2023
Scotch Plains hospice center, available for caregivers 24/7, renews time as a family during loved ones’ final days
Virginia recalls the time she needed the Center for Hope to care for her mother.
May 26, 2021
For North Jersey residents, family members, Center for Hope Hospice offers dedicated care, peace of mind
Passing peacefully away, free of pain or distress and surrounded by loved ones, is most people’s idea of the best possible ending. While most want to spend their last days at home, for many that simply is not possible.
November 24, 2017
For the Terminally Ill Who Wish to Remain at Home, Center for Hope Offers Hospice Care in the Community
The Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care is known for its two unique residential facilities, Peggy’s House in Scotch Plains and Father Hudson House in Elizabeth, N.J. But many area residents do not realize that they or their loved ones can receive carefully coordinated hospice care in their own homes through the Center.
October 25, 2017
Center for Hope Holds Successful Fundraiser
Approximately 400 people gathered on Sunday, Oct. 15, for the annual Fashion Show Luncheon and Tricky Tray fundraiser to benefit the Center for Hope, a non-profit hospice and palliative care organization serving people in Union County and surrounding areas.
June 29, 2017
Center for Hope and Fanwood Dentist Return Smile to Patient’s Face
Roberto Sacchetin, who was being treated this spring at the Center for Hope in Scotch Plains, understood that he was at the end of his life -- but his appetite for a good meal was unwavering until a set of partial dentures failed him in mid-May. Having broken the teeth and without a backup set...
April 21, 2017
Canine Therapy Brings Comfort to Patients and Loved Ones at Center for Hope Hospice
Rio, Atlas, Coco and Karl are a special breed of volunteer at the Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care. The canines bring their comforting presence and the benefits of animal therapy to patients and their loved ones at both of the Center’s two residences—Peggy’s House in Scotch Plains and Father Hudson House in Elizabeth—as...
April 19, 2017
Girl Scout’s project gets 55 iPhones to hospice patients
Chrissie Sloan of Westfield has community service in her blood, including a long family history of volunteering for the Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care. Her most recent volunteer project won her the Girl Scout Gold Award for providing 55 iPhones, all loaded with music and the FaceTime app, for every patient at the...
November 21, 2016
Center for Hope Hospice President Participates in Union County Community Education Event
Frank Brady (far right), president of Center for Hope Hospice based in Scotch Plains, recently participated on a panel of experts on end-of-life issues, held on October 12 at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth. The event, co-sponsored by Center for Hope and Trinitas, was part of a national campaign aimed at increasing awareness of...
November 16, 2016
​​Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains Raises Funds for Charity Care at Annual Fashion Show
As they do every October, several hundred people gathered for an afternoon of fashion, fun and chances to win prizes at the annual Fashion Show & Luncheon to benefit the Center for Hope Hospice. The luncheon event raised over $30,000 to provide hospice and palliative care to people in need.
November 4, 2016
Hospice trustees honor community members for support
The Board of Trustees of the Center for Hope Hospice gathered with staff and supporters to honor all those who have demonstrated their dedication to the Center's mission and purpose. Over 50 people attended the event, which was held on November 3, 2016 at the Primavera Regency in Stirling.