Akron Marathon selects Haslinger Pediatric Palliative Care Center as Blue Line Charity Partner

In 2000, Jeannine and Steve Marks were looking for a way to tie their joy of running with their desire to support charitable organizations. That’s when they came up with the idea of establishing an Akron Marathon. They created a business plan, wrote down best practices from races in other cities they had been to, […]

Volunteers help deliver holiday cheer to palliative care families

Each year, the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center at Akron Children’s Hospital sends handmade, signed holiday greeting cards to their patients and families, as well as bereaved families. The number of palliative families keeps growing every year, and this year there were 1,400.

6 things you should know about palliative care

Here at Akron Children’s Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center, we are celebrating National Hospice and Palliative Care Month during November. This is a great opportunity to share information about pediatric palliative care and our program here at Akron Children’s Hospital. What is palliative care? Many people are not sure what palliative care is, or may […]

A Palette of Care

When an artist crafts a painting, she draws upon inspiration, experience and a palette of colors to breathe life into the canvas. At the Akron Children’s Hospital Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center, our staff draw upon an array of resources to provide a “palette of care” to children with life-threatening or complex, chronic illnesses […]