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Gwen Whitley

RN, CHPCA, President and CEO, Lower Cape Fear LifeCare

Gwen Whitley, RN, CHPCA, Lower Cape Fear LifeCare President/CEO, is certified as a hospice and palliative care nurse, clinical director and hospice and palliative administrator. Prior to becoming CEO, she served as the agency’s ch

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Senior Living
Oct 20, 2023

Hospice Care is Rewarding Work That Positively Impacts Lives

Working in hospice care is unlike working in most other healthcare settings. It is the most intimate type of care and support provided to patients and families living with a serious or life-limiting illness, many at the end of life. Managing people's

Aug 2, 2023

Last Chance for White Pants

Lower Cape Fear LifeCare’s Last Chance for White Pants Gala has become the area’s favorite end-of-summer celebration, offering guests live high-energy dance music, delicious food and cocktails, virtual and silent auctions, and a rare bourbon raffle.

May 12, 2023

First Chance for White Pants to Kick Off Summer Season

Lower Cape Fear LifeCare is thrilled to announce its partnership with Waterline Brewing Company for a pre-party fundraiser in conjunction with its well-known annual Last Chance for White Pants Gala. First Chance for White Pants continues the nonprofi

Senior Living
Apr 18, 2023

Volunteers Add Needed Support to Hospice’s Mission

April 16-22 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Many nonprofit organizations nationwide rely on volunteers to accomplish all that they do. One such nonprofit is Lower Cape Fear LifeCare (LCFL), which was founded in 1980 by a small group of dedic

Senior Living
Apr 12, 2023

Online Video Library Answers Common Questions About Hospice Care

Lower Cape Fear LifeCare (LCFL) recently launched an online video library,, to answer the most common questions about hospice care. The videos are a way to help dispel many misconceptions people have about this type of care a

Senior Living
Mar 21, 2023

10 Important Truths About Hospice You Need to Know

There are many misconceptions about hospice care that keep people from getting the care and support they need at a time in life when they need it most. Lower Cape Fear LifeCare often hears from families it serves that they wish they had called hospic