Ellen Frankel, LCSW, of Marblehead, has been named All Care Hospice’s new Bereavement Coordinator. Ellen comes to All Care with a multitude of experience, talent and accomplishments. Ellen has been a social worker for over 30 years and has worked in the hospice sector for over a decade. She has created and implemented many new programs including Writing from the Heart of Grief support groups, and the hospice Shabbat bag program. She worked as a bereavement counselor at a local hospice before joining All Care. Ellen said she would “like to continue working as a bereavement coordinator and creating space for people to process their losses and navigate their grief. It is a privilege to walk some of the way with people on their journeys”.

In addition to being an experienced social worker, Ellen is a frequent speaker at conferences, has blogged for the Huffington Post and is the published author of several books, which subjects include eating disorders, spirituality and grief, as well as the novel, Syd Arthur. Makenzie Shanahan, Hospice Director says: “We are proud to welcome Ellen! With her vast experience and passion, she will be a wonderful addition to the All Care Hospice team. For more information about All Care Hospice’s Bereavement Program and community resources, contact Ellen Frankel at 781-244-1198 or efrankel@allcare.org or visit www.allcare.org

Founded in 1911, All Care VNA is a Medicare/Medicaid-certified agency offering services of nurses, home health aides, specialists in geriatrics, oncology, diabetes, physical, occupational, and speech therapies as well as palliative care. All Care Hospice provides the highest quality medical and emotional care for those with life-limiting illnesses, as well as respite care, spiritual support, and bereavement counseling for families. All Care also offers All Care Resources, a private pay division for flexible in-home services. All Care employs nearly 600 people, serving over 60 cities/towns in the Greater Boston North, Merrimack Valley and North Shore communities.