Hospice of the Fisher Home is an independent nonprofit hospice program in Amherst. The Fisher Home itself is a quiet, homey 9-bed residence. The Hospice also runs a growing community program to support sufferers and their caregivers in clients’ homes throughout Western Massachusetts.

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Dedicated to each person’s right to die with dignity and without pain, the Home’s staff and volunteers provide expert individualized end-of-life care.  For each patient, the Home arranges a team including a doctor, a nurse, a home health aide (if at home), a social worker, a spiritual counselor, a bereavement coordinator, and volunteers.

With this collaborative community approach, the Fisher Home cares for patients’ physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs, as well as the needs of their loved ones.

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