Celebrating 25 Years!

Celebrating 25 Years!

The other day, Leana Kail, our CEO, sent an all-staff email that is quite timely, considering that December 1 commemorates 25 years of Gentle Shepherd Hospice providing end of life care in Roanoke, Lynchburg and the surrounding communities.   From Leana…....
Beating the Heat

Beating the Heat

A Heat Advisory has been issued and extremely high temperatures and humidity are expected throughout the weekend. These conditions pose serious threats to the elderly and seriously ill. As we continue to monitor the needs of our patients, here are a couple articles to...

Update on preparation for Hurricane Florence

Gentle Shepherd is still following the progression of Hurricane Florence and continue to prepare to meet any patient needs that may arise in the next few days. While it appears that the threat may be diminishing, this hurricane has been quite unpredictable. We urge...
Preparation Underway for Hurricane Florence

Preparation Underway for Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center is advising the mid-Atlantic region to monitor the progress of Florence.  Gentle Shepherd Hospice leadership met this morning and activated our emergency preparedness plan. Now a category 4 hurricane, Florence is expected to make landfall...