Archive | June, 2012

A Quick Introduction of Our New Blogger…Welcome Heather!

Hello loyal readers! I am a new contributor to this blog, as well as a new volunteer for Covenant. So for my first post, I figured that I ought to introduce myself and share how I feel about this wonderful experience so far now that I’ve been with Covenant for a few months now. My […]

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Celebrating America with Covenant Hospice

With summer in full swing, the 4th of July is just ahead. The holiday marks a special day in America and there is a certain feeling of pride as baseball season heats up, fireworks light up the sky in every town across America, and many will enjoy spending time with family and friends to celebrate […]

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Thank you and Farewell from Joy

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all my friends at Covenant Hospice.  This is my final blog post.  Soon I will be leaving Mobile and Covenant to begin a new chapter in my life as a Physician Assistant student in New Hampshire.  I am most excited about this opportunity but I am sad to leave […]

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Meet Covenant Hospice’s Newest Volunteers!

Here at Covenant Hospice, nothing is stagnant.  As we continue to grow and expand, serving more patients and families every day, our volunteer program must keep the pace.  We are constantly growing, constantly improving.  No two days are ever the same and someone is always coming up with new and inventive ideas and programs to organize and […]

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Daddy’s home

Father. Such a formal word, isn’t it? I’m a dad, but my young kids have never called me father. When I come home at the end of the day, it’s “daddy’s home.” To my kids, I’ve been gone forever and they are so happy to see me. I don’t know what it is when we […]

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Friends, Fathers and Giants

June 2012 marks the third anniversary of my father’s unexpected death; June 26, 2009. While unprepared for his sudden death, I will always remain eternally thankful of the 15 close years I shared with my father. Although I was not raised with my father, in 1999, he and I formed a close bond that will […]

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Why doesn’t Grandma know who I am?

Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with some types of diseases. Alzheimer’s disease is one type of dementia that gradually gets worse as time goes on. It affects a person’s memory, thinking, and behavior. 5.4 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, about 1 in 8 older Americans. Alzheimer’s disease is […]

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June Employee of the Month

Shelda Broughton, AA in the Pensacola Branch, is June’s Employee of the Month.  Shelda is always ready to help others. She is a dedicated team player who always give her all, and displays a positive attitude. Staff in the Pensacola Branch know who to turn to if they need help with anything, knowing with certainty they will […]

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