Archive | February, 2012

Cruising for Covenant Hospice

Everyone loves cruises – they offer great value, fabulous food and entertainment and a hassle-free way to travel to multiple destinations. How great would it be if you could take a memorable cruise, joining existing friends and making new ones from our community, while supporting Covenant Hospice at the same time?! Well now you can! […]

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Is it Alzheimer’s? Ten Warning Signs You Should Know

The difference between “normal forgetfulness” and dementia is that a person with dementia may not remember information even when their memory is “jogged”. Typically symptoms develop over time. However, some people with Alzheimer’s can mask their symptoms for some time. As you look at the warning signs keep in mind that we may all do […]

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Lent: To Add or Subtract? That is the Question…

The traditional season of Lent is about to be upon us; Fat Tuesday is here; Mardi Gras abounds. And for many, the next 6 1/2 weeks will mean sacrifice. Some will give up meat, others chocolate (GASP!), and still others soft drinks. The hope would be the time or money spent on these things would […]

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Volunteer Panel Discussion: A Success!

At Covenant Hospice, we like to provide constant ongoing education for our volunteers.  They are a very literal extension of  the staff team, and each volunteer is an ambassador for the agency in our community.  We want every volunteer to be armed with knowledge about Covenant Hospice and the services we provide, as well as […]

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Touching Hearts…

Recently we received this short note from a family member but I think it really says a lot about what we do every single day: “Thank you for all that you have done. You all have touched our hearts in so many ways.” On this Valentine’s Day, we remember all the hearts we have touched […]

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Remembering Loved Ones on Valentine’s Day

The holidays can be difficult for families who have lost a loved one. As we are getting closer to Valentine’s Day, here is a little activity you can to do with your child(ren) to remember a loved one you have lost. Supplies needed: note card(s), markers or crayons, stickers, and pen or pencil Sit down […]

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Congratulations to…

…Kim Seaborn – February’s Employee of the Month!  Kim is a Health Information Technician in the Marianna Branch.  Check out these comments from Kim’s team members who nominated her for this recognition: Kim has a helpful upbeat attitude at all times.  She plans and implements supportive activities for staff on a regular basis.  Kim is organized, supportive, professional to […]

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Showing Gratitude, Honor, and Respect to our Nation’s Heroes: An Interview with Covenant Volunteer Jim Kirby

When an individual who has served our country faithfully is cared for by Covenant Hospice, that individual is shown the gratitude, honor, and respect that he or she deserves. Shortly after admission, veteran patients are awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation to recognize that individual for their service to our great nation by one or […]

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