World-Class Care

The best care possible.

With a long history as an award-winning palliative care and hospice innovator, Midwest CareCenter continually evolves the meaning of care, perfecting all the ways it can make people feel better, and also be better. Through our state-of-the-art facilities, innovative therapies based on the latest science, award-winning quality standards, and recognition for the immeasurable worth of the human experience, we deliver world-class care.

With quality standards well above the national average, we provide a uniquely sophisticated approach to treating what you’re facing now. Primary caregivers have scored our care as “excellent.” Families also rate our overall care and our evening and weekend support as “excellent,” putting us in the top tier of the nation’s hospice programs.

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June DeCastro

Patient family member and volunteer June DeCastro found comfort in being prepared.

Michael Feinstein

Watch Grammy-nominated musician Michael Feinstein sing for Midwest CareCenter. "Everyone here should remember this wonderful organization because you never know when you or someone you love needs the extraordinary care they provide," he says.

David Waud

Along with his siblings, patient family member and volunteer David Waud honored the lives of his parents by funding The Waud Family Healing Garden now located adjacent to the Midwest CareCenter Marshak Family Hospice Pavilion.

Karen Marshak Hilder

Karen Marshak Hilder’s pain and hardship has evolved into endless enthusiasm, energy and dedication for Midwest CareCenter with the naming of The Marshak Family Hospice Pavilion.

World-Class Campus

Feel at home wherever you are.

At Midwest CareCenter, we offer a number of settings where you can access care from our world-class campus as well as other sites.

Hospice Pavilion

Hospice Pavilion

Our Marshak Family Hospice Pavilion offers advanced clinical care, psychosocial support and healing for the spirit. This world-class Pavilion is the first and only freestanding hospice specialty care center in Cook County.

Learn more about The Hospice Pavilion >

We invite you to take a virtual tour of the Marshak Family Hospice Pavilion >

Healing Garden

Healing Garden

Developed in partnership with the Chicago Botanic Garden, The Waud Family Healing Garden sits alongside The Marshak Family Hospice Pavilion and is open to patients, families and everyone in the community. This healing garden adjoins a stunning 50-acre nature preserve in Glenview.

Rooted in Science

Research shows that healing landscapes are physically and emotionally beneficial. They also can help people relax and release anxiety.

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Our Community

We welcome you!

We offer a number of ways for our community to become involved with us. Check out our events, volunteer programs and other resources.

  • Dying to Know


    In our culture, end of life issues are viewed as difficult and are all too often left unspoken. Join us on Saturday, February 28, 2015, for our 19th Annual Mid-Winter Conference, in the Fourth Church's award-winning educational facility, The Gra...

About Us

36 years of providing world-class care in 150 communities.

As one of the first 50 hospices in the U.S., Midwest CareCenter provides hospice and palliative care services to patients and their families in 150 communities. As a result, each year thousands of Chicago area individuals and their families receive compassionate and high-quality care. The organization has a long history as an award-winning innovator in healthcare, continually evolving the meaning of care and perfecting ways it can make people feel better and also be better. Its clinical experts listen carefully and respect patient goals, preferences and choices, with sensitivity to religious and cultural preferences.

Our care is provided where the patient resides, or in our world-class Hospice Pavilion in Glenview or Hospice Suite at Northwest Community Hospital.

Accreditations/ Endorsements:

  • Licensed by the State of Illinois
  • Approved for Medicare and Medicaid benefits
  • Midwest CareCenter Hospice Services are accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Recipient of the American Hospital Association Circle of Life Award
  • Named a Top 100 Workplace by The Chicago Tribune (2012 and 2013)

Locations Map

Service Area:

  • North/Northwest Chicago
  • North/Northwest Suburbs
  • Lake County


Midwest CareCenter Administrative Building
2050 Claire Court
Glenview, IL 60025

Marshak Family Hospice Pavilion
2050 Claire Court
Glenview, IL 60025

Map and Directions

Hospice Suite at Northwest Community Hospital
800 W. Central
Arlington Heights, IL

Map and Directions