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What makes so many West Michigan families choose Emmanuel Hospice?It’s the Emmanuel Hospice Difference.

To us, it starts with shifting the focus to how people want to live in the time they have available. Many studies show people who choose hospice often live longer and have higher quality of life than those who choose aggressive medical interventions.


Making Joyful Memories

At Emmanuel Hospice, we ask every patient, “How do you want to live?” 

We’ve helped people go on a romantic date with their spouse, write and record love songs, spend the day at a golf course, go fishing and hunting with family members, visit the lakeshore, see their son’s handiwork, and enjoy time with horses like they did as a child. We believe in creating joyful memories for patients and their loved ones.


Expert Medical Care Focused on Comfort

Led by a hospice- and palliative care-certified Medical Director, our team of specialists embraces the hospice philosophy of comfort versus cure. The Medical Director works closely with your loved one’s primary care physician to manage care. Our nurses make regular visits to provide care, support and address symptom management issues. Hospice Aides visit routinely to offer personal care and support.


Complementary Holistic Therapies

Emmanuel Hospices offers a full range of complementary therapies that enhance quality of life. From massage and acupuncture to music therapy, pet visitors, essential oils and virtual reality, we help ease the mind and offset stress and fatigue. Our journaling and companionship visits build community and connection. 


Hospice Wherever You Call Home

Hospice isn’t a place. It’s a service that can happen anywhere, even at home.

Our clinical caregivers, staff and volunteers bring their expertise to your home, providing comprehensive physical, spiritual and emotional care.


Nurturing the Spirit in Every Way

As a faith-based hospice, nurturing the spirit is a vital component of our philosophy of care. We are an interfaith organization, meaning we meet the spiritual needs of all individuals. If it’s important to you, it’s important to us. Our ministry guides our patients and their families in finding solace and strength through a peaceful life transition.

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The Gold Standard in Hospice Care

We are committed to offering the highest level of quality care by being Medicare certified and CHAP accredited.

Built on Partnerships

Emmanuel Hospice is an interfaith collaboration created by St. Ann’s, Clark, Porter Hills and Sunset. With over 200 years of combined experience, we share resources, skills and expertise to deliver care with unparalleled compassion.

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