Hospice of Martha's Vineyard

As the Vineyard Ages, Demand for Hospice Services Grows

With funding pressures greater than ever, leaders at Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard say their annual Summer Soiree takes on added importance. The event is Monday at Farm Neck.

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard Names New Executive Director

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard named Tom Hallahan as the next executive director of the 35-year-old organization which provides end-of-life care for Islanders and their families.

Staying Present for Life's Ultimate Challenge

The annual Hospice of Martha's Vineyard summer soiree, a key fundraising event, will be held on Monday, August 10, at the Farm Neck Golf Club. The hospice program provides services free of charge to all its clients.

Excellent Care

Our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the staff members at Martha's Vineyard Hospital who were involved in the amazing care of Marion Mackay.

Reflections of Peace Concert

The 18th annual Reflections of Peace Concert to benefit Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Trinity United Methodist Church.

Concert to Benefit Hospice

The Reflections of Peace Christmas Concert will benefit Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard and continue its tradition of celebrating the spirit of the community.

Hospice Welcomes Community into Bright New Space

Let there be light. After 22 years headquartered in a trailer with mere slits for windows, the staff of Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard has settled into its new home at the Tisbury Marketplace.
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Hospice Set for Move to New Space

Amid the many connecting hallways that make up the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital campus is tucked a 400-square-foot trailer that houses Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard. The organization has achieved and maintained a tangible presence on the Island since its inception 31 years ago, but its physical presence remains confined to a small, hidden space. The trailer has been an enduring home, said Hospice executive director Terre Young, but now it is time for change. “The trailer says we’re impermanent — almost invisible. We’re 31.


Hospice Marks 30 Years of Letting Go Gracefully

With a bonfire blazing in late afternoon sunlight behind them, eight women gathered to celebrate the summer solstice. These women have special reason to celebrate the passing of spring into summer and the new cycle of life it brings — they run Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard.

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So Much Life Amid Talk of Loss Shows Just What Hospice Does

T he paper assigned me to cover the summer benefit for Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard, billed as the Summer Soiree. I had my notebook and pen at the ready, determined to do a good job reporting on the events of the evening. It was a beautiful night out at Farm Neck Golf Club. The tents were packed, the food delicious, and the silent and live auctions aggressive.

I sat down at my table and spoke to the woman next to me. Her name was Margaret Oliveira and she was there because hospice had helped with her mother.