Grace House Akron Plans to Provide Hospice Care for Homeless People

Apr 25, 2018

Homeless people in Akron who are limited in their options for hospice care may be about to get a new resource.

Holly Klein is the president of Grace House Akron, which provides end-of-life care for people who can’t afford it. Her goal is to either find an existing house or build a new one that can provide beds for up to six people.

She says she felt motivated after hearing stories of hospice patients passing away without loved ones or a caretaker.

“Everyone has the right to death with dignity,” she said. “It’s not a privilege.”

Grace House Akron will host a launch party tomorrow at the Akron Civic Theatre from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to raise awareness for the program.