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You deserve the highest quality of life when living with a serious illness. We offer a spectrum of health services to meet your needs at any point in life, wherever you call home, and provide support for loved ones.

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Give Respite!

Our goal is to raise $10,000 between June 21 and July 24 to give caregivers to loved ones living with a dementia-related illness, enrolled in our Memory Partners program, much-needed respite. Respite provides for a qualified individual to provide care so that caregivers can take care of their own physical and mental health ensuring they can continue to give their loved ones the best care possible. Visit to start your own fundraiser, donate, or volunteer!


Foundation Events

Foundation Events

Galas, Fundraisers, and Tribute Ceremonies

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Grief Groups & Workshops

Grief Groups & Workshops

Grief support events for adults, children and families.

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Community Education

Community Education

Presentations, resources, volunteer training and educational events

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Be Informed.

Know your options for care.

Our goal is to provide you and your family with the highest level of quality end-of-life care in the region. If your healthcare needs can’t be met at home, our exclusive hospice care centers offer you compassionate care and comfort in a home-like setting. We have beautiful and serene locations nearby that provide expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support.

Click here to see inside each of our community hospice care centers.

Dr. Kelly Erola talks about hospice and palliative care

During the recent WWAY 2021 Virtual Health Fair, Dr. Kelly Erola, LCFL Chief Medical Officer, talked about hospice and palliative care, when each type of care is appropriate, when care should begin, and the benefits of each that improve quality of life for patients and their loved ones.

Blog: Does the VA Pay for Veterans' Hospice Care

Hospice care is available to U.S. Veterans through the Veterans Health Administration benefits package. All enrolled veterans are eligible to receive and who meet the medical need for this type of care. Read our latest blog for more information.

Begin the Conversation

In life, we prepare for everything: college, marriage, a baby, retirement. But we never BEGIN the conversation about the end. The goal of Begin the Conversation is to enable everyone to have peace of mind that their healthcare wishes are known and their loved ones have the gift of prior planning. Click “Begin the Conversation” to learn more.




Lower Cape Fear LifeCare is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to the highest quality LifeCare, education, and supportive services to our patients, their families, and the communities we serve.


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Lower Cape Fear LifeCare
1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401
910.796.7900 or 800.733.1476
FAX: 910.796.7901


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On January 1, 2020, Lower Cape Fear Hospice formally changed its name to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare to better represent the spectrum of care and support they provide those in our community.