Jewish Social Service Agency
Serving Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia


JSSA Hospice Serving Montgomery County for 30 Years


JSSA Hospice Mission

JSSA is the Montgomery County hospice to turn to for exceptional end-of-life care that supports dignity and comfort for individuals, provides peace of mind to families and honors all cultural traditions and customs.

Exceptional End-of-Life Care

Logo JSSA Hospice 30thFor more than 30 years, JSSA Hospice has focused on ensuring the highest quality and most accessible care, more frequent and longer home visits, increased responsiveness and greater personalized attention.  Last year JSSA Hospice served and supported 1,936 individuals and their families.

JSSA Hospice offers a wide range of quality medical and support services from symptom and pain management to emotional and spiritual guidance for patients and their families, including (but not limited to):

  • Comprehensive patient evaluations and assessments
  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate patient and family needs
  • Personal care assistance
  • Volunteer companionship and respite care

Our Promise to Montgomery County Patients and Families

From your very first phone call to JSSA Hospice our compassionate and highly skilled team works attentively every step of the way in supporting you and your loved one’s unique situation. Our promise to you and your loved one is to provide the very best in guidance and education, continuity of care and access to JSSA’s full range of services for the entire family.

We answer your questions and concerns. We help you plan ahead. We connect you to all the services you need:

  • Ongoing medical consultation and nutritional advice
  • Care coordination and supervision
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Bereavement support

JSSA Hospice is a physician-friendly hospice, and we encourage physician participation in the care that we offer to patients.

JSSA Hospice serves Montgomery County residents living in:

  • Bethesda
  • Chevy Chase
  • Damascus
  • Derwood
  • Gaithersburg
  • Germantown
  • Kensington
  • Olney
  • Poolesville
  • Potomac
  • Silver Spring
  • Rockville
  • Wheaton

Watch Joyce Sexton, director of JSSA Hospice, speak about hospice care on Montgomery Municipal Cable’s “Senior Solutions.”

Community Health Accreditation Program LogoJSSA Hospice is accredited by Community Health Accreditation Program, a leader in home care accreditation.

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