Holmes Mansion converts to hospice

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By John Darling
for the Mail Tribune

Posted May. 16, 2016

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The Holmes Mansion in Medford’s Holmes Park will become a new hospice-care facility under the ownership of Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice. Mail Tribune / Denise Baratta

Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice has purchased the stunning Holmes Mansion on Modoc Avenue in Medford, which, after remodeling, will open next year as the valley’s first residential-care facility specializing in care for hospice patients.

The 5,500-square-foot home, built in 1939 by Harry Holmes, co-founder of Harry & David, will serve a dozen residents from its location in the center of Holmes Park, said Susan Hearn, executive director of SOFH.

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