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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Lucille Morgan

Volunteer Lucille Morgan values Midwest CareCenter as a place of refuge in the community.

Hortencia Valdez

Our expert staff helped ease the burden and stress of patient family member Hortencia Valdez.

Joann Larson

For patient family member and volunteer Joann Larson, we were always there to provide assistance and answers to her questions.

Roy Leonard

Legendary WGN newscaster Roy Leonard found support when he most needed it for Sheila, his beloved wife of 58 years.

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

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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.

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

Healing Garden

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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.

  • Spouse Loss Groups

    Midwest CareCenter grief support groups, workshops and events provide a non judgmental, confidential outlet for adults and youth who are grieving the loss of a loved one, whether by illness or trauma.

    This group requires pre-registration one week...

Your Goals = Our Goals

Life always matters. And you should be able to live it at every stage on your own terms. This drives our unique approach, a willingness to go beyond the expected to deliver highly personalized care that addresses your goals.

Your end-of-life goals become our goals.

That always means pain and symptom management, but it can also mean fostering meaningful experiences for you. At Midwest CareCenter, we are experts in the practice of something more.

Sometimes it's as simple as asking "what is important to you." Other times is providing the comfort and guidance that helps lift the burden, enabling patient and family to refocus their time and energy on what matters most to you. With nationally recognized clinical leadership and an inspired vision for what palliative care, hospice and grief support can be, Midwest CareCenter works to help you achieve your goals.

Facing a serious illness is a life-altering event. And, apart from birth, dying can be the most significant moment that will ever happen to us. These truths have inspired Midwest CareCenter to break new ground in palliative and hospice care for more than 35 years. Hearing, as we mean it, takes more than listening. It's the natural result of being interested in each individual and what they truly want.