Vitas Healthcare



About Us

VITAS Healthcare , a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s largest provider of end-of-life care. Our name is derived from the Latin word for “lives” and symbolizes the VITAS mission: to preserve the quality of life for those who have a limited time to live.Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 49 hospice programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia.

VITAS has enjoyed dynamic growth since its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and an oncology nurse. VITAS team members include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, physicians, social workers, chaplains and other caregiving professionals.


  • Telecare
  • Continuous Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care for Veterans
  • Hospice Music Therapy