About Us

Believing that no one need die alone and no family need grieve without support, regardless of their ability to pay, community volunteers began Four Seasons in 1981 as “Hospice of Henderson County.”

Equally committed to continuing that mission, community members who realized that philanthropic resources are critical to ensuring access to high-quality end-of-life care began Four Seasons Foundation in 2016.

More People:

As baby-boomers age and Western North Carolina continues to be a top national retirement destination, there is an ever-increasing number of people in need of end-of-life care.

Less Resources:

Although Medicare reimbursement rates are decreasing, the field of medicine has become more complex and the cost of care is being driven up by many factors, including a shortage of health care providers.

Quality Standards:

Individuals take an active part in their own health care decisions and at end-of-life prefer the Four Seasons model of care, in which they CO-CREATE the last chapter of their life based on their own priorities and goals

More Needs:

Socioeconomic factors in Western North Carolina combine with poor health result in a high number of patients who cannot pay for the tender care they need at end-of-life.

Community-based Nonprofit:

As a nonprofit, the revenue from patients who are covered by insurance is reinvested in the quality and accessibility of care for the community.  Instead of belonging to a corporate owner, our profits are used to ensure that our community has the best care possible and that care is available to all.

Community-based Care:

As a community-based health care provider, we are governed by members of the community.  That means that local people, many of whom are business owners and most of which have had a loved one served by Four Seasons, are leading our vision, mission, and values.

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As the only remaining community based, nonprofit hospice provider in Western North Carolina, Four Seasons continues to provide dignity, comfort, and support to those facing a life-threatening illness or mourning the death of a loved one, regardless of their ability to pay.

Four Seasons Service Areas

Click on any county on the map to see what services Four Seasons provides in your neighborhood!

  • Buncombe
  • Cherokee
  • Clay
  • Graham
  • Haywood
  • Henderson
  • Jackson
  • Macon
  • Polk
  • Swain
  • Transylvania

Buncombe County

  • Care Navigation
  • Home Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Cherokee County

  • Care Navigation
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Clay County

  • Care Navigation
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Graham County

  • Care Navigation
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Haywood County

  • Care Navigation
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Henderson County

  • Care Navigation
  • Home Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Jackson County

  • Care Navigation
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Macon County

  • Care Navigation
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Polk County

  • Care Navigation
  • Home Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Swain County

  • Care Navigation
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Transylvania County

  • Care Navigation
  • Home Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

Thank You for Making Care Possible.