Archive | November, 2011

A World Affair

While you’re out starting (or finishing) your holiday shopping this Sunday, come join us at the Linkside Center Exhibition Hall in Sandestin for A World Affair.  This event is a cultural celebration of dance performances, fashion, and most of all – food!  A World Affair runs from 1-4 pm so it’s the perfect time to […]

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Change it up this Thanksgiving

Some years ago I asked a group of kids what Thanksgiving meant to them (watch out for answers when you open up the floor for kids to share their thoughts–you never know what you’re going to get). In this instance, it was no different. Here is a sampling of the answers: “Thanksgiving? Huh?” “It’s when […]

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Covenant Hospice raises awareness during Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Covenant Hospice employees and volunteers have been sharing an important message with the community this November during National Hospice and Palliative Care Month: Hospice and palliative care providers take the time to make sure patients understand their illness and what care options might be available. Patient wishes are a top priority and caregivers make sure […]

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Vets meet through hospice

Written by Lydia Grimes Published in The Brewton Standard Tuesday, November 8, 2011 It took 60 years and a war to bring William Kilby Bell and Ray Langham together — even though they lived just 15 miles apart for most of their lives. If it had not been for the Korean War, the two could […]

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Concered About Memory Loss?

It’s true, memory loss is a normal part of aging. However, if you are finding that daily functioning is becoming difficult for you or a loved one due to memory concerns, it may be time to have a memory screen. Every year, Alzheimer’s Family Services in partnership with Alzheimer’s Foundation of America participates in National […]

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Volunteer Services Manager Keelea LeJeune

Honoring Heroes for Veteran’s Day

Friday, November 11, may be Veteran’s Day and the day most Americans pause to honor those who have so bravely served our country and helped to ensure our many freedoms, but we are celebrating Veteran’s Week here at Covenant Hospice!  This entire week, in honor of Veteran’s Day, Covenant Hospice staff and volunteers are hosting […]

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Congratulations to…

…Orlando Caraballo – our Employee of the Month for November 2011!  Orlando is an LPN in Continuous Care with the Pensacola Team.  Recently, Orlando provided Continuous Care for a family on his day off.  The family spoke very little English so the team had some difficulty communicating with them.  Being bilingual, Orlando was instrumental in […]

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Lost and Found

It was a cool fall evening and Mr. and Mrs. Jones sat watching television in their living room with a cool breeze echoing from the windows. Suddenly, Mr. Jones stands up and bolts for the front door and down the residential street straight towards a busy highway. Mrs. Jones is left astonished and scared. Mr. […]

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Why I love my job

The following guest blog was authored by Nigel Allen, Director of Gift & Estate Planning at Covenant Hospice.   I believe I have one of the best of all possible jobs at Covenant Hospice.   Why?  Because it allows me to share the passion I feel about the importance of what Covenant Hospice’s care means for so […]

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