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Compassionate, Quality Comfort Care

Family Hospice — Central Pa

Family Hospice, Part of UPMC, has been providing expert end-of-life care to patients and families for more than 30 years. Care is designed to ease the pain, symptoms, and stress of life-limiting illness. We honor an individual’s goals and values and support caregivers in the desire to provide the highest possible quality of life. 

We provide care to patients in private homes, skilled nursing, assisted living and personal care residences, and hospitals.

Family Hospice physicians are board-certified experts in hospice and palliative medicine. 

Bereavement Support

Family Hospice provides bereavement support to families under our care as well as community outreach for those experiencing loss. For more information about resources for those who are grieving, call 1-800-445-6262.

How You Can Help

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers are an important part of hospice care.

To begin the process, call Catherine Zimmerman-Moyer at 814-502-5948 or email We will match you with an opportunity that best fits your talents and interests.

Learn more about volunteer opportunities


Family Hospice relies on donor support to fund resources and programs for patients and families not covered by insurance as well as community outreach and educational initiatives.


Learn how to support patients and families

Contact Family Hospice, Part of UPMC — Altoona

For more information about hospice care or to refer a patient:

Family Hospice, Part of UPMC - Altoona
20 Sheraton Drive
Altoona, Pa. 16601

Phone: 1-800-445-6262
Serving Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, and Somerset Counties

UPMC Hospice Providers

UPMC hospice providers serve many Pennsylvania counties