Willson Hospice House becomes reality - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Willson Hospice House becomes reality

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – End-of-life issues can be hard to face but there's a new resource, on Sunday a one of a kind hospice care home in southwest Georgia opened for business.

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, The Phoebe Foundation and Albany Community Hospice unveiled the Willson Hospice House.

The new facility sits on only 12 of the 210 acres, reserving much of the space for their emphasis of a peaceful setting for residents.

The $13 million building has 18 rooms, and is designed to give patients privacy and comfort.

"As we open today we open up a whole new avenue to help people live every day until they die," said Dr. Lane Mathis Price, Medical Director, Willson Hospice House.

The new impatient facility incorporates a kitchen so families can cook and eat together, a chapel, and open views to the outdoor gardens and walking trails.

©2010 WALB News. All rights reserved.   Feedback

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Albany High alumni take one last walk through school's halls

    Albany High alumni take one last walk through school's halls

    Sunday, June 25 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-06-25 13:59:57 GMT

    You may or may not remember your last time walking the halls of your high school. For many Albany High School alumni, that memory won't fade any time soon.

    More >>

    You may or may not remember your last time walking the halls of your high school. For many Albany High School alumni, that memory won't fade any time soon.

    More >>
  • Family medicine doctors graduate from Phoebe residency program

    Family medicine doctors graduate from Phoebe residency program

    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-06-25 02:16:45 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Five new family medicine doctors will soon enter the workforce after spending three years of their residency here in Albany. Doctors Danielle Andrews, Sarah Codrea, Justin Lancaster, John Macon and Jennifer Yam graduated the Phoebe Family Medicine Residency program Saturday night at the Doublegate Country Club.

    More >>

    Five new family medicine doctors will soon enter the workforce after spending three years of their residency here in Albany. Doctors Danielle Andrews, Sarah Codrea, Justin Lancaster, John Macon and Jennifer Yam graduated the Phoebe Family Medicine Residency program Saturday night at the Doublegate Country Club.

    More >>
  • Dougherty County ham radio enthusiasts prepare for emergencies

    Dougherty County ham radio enthusiasts prepare for emergencies

    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-06-25 02:10:46 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Ham radio enthusiasts put their skills to practice for emergencies Saturday. It was the yearly ham radio field day at Avalon United Methodist Church in Dougherty County. Albany Amateur Radio Club members practiced with their mobile command center.

    More >>

    Ham radio enthusiasts put their skills to practice for emergencies Saturday. It was the yearly ham radio field day at Avalon United Methodist Church in Dougherty County. Albany Amateur Radio Club members practiced with their mobile command center.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly