Seacoast Hospice, founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization that provides hospice care services to patients suffering from terminal illness. It offers a wide range of services, such as assistance with identifying patient and family needs, pain control, symptom management, and education of family members and caregivers. The services provided by the center also include educational programs, bereavement and respite care, and 24 hours, 7-days a week grief, holiday and social support services. Seacoast Hospice s staff includes physicians, nurses, home health aides, social workers, chaplains, volunteers and support staff. It also organizes a variety of recreational activities and social events. The organization is located in Portsmouth, N.H.