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Hospice Can Help a Heavy Heart

Sometimes things happen in life where there are no words to describe the sadness of something that has happened. Tragic events occur that leave us confused, hopeless, and looking to others for support. Most certainly this is the case after the recent events in Newtown, Connecticut where we all remain stunned, saddened, and have heavy […]

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Savor: Recipes to Celebrate Life

Looking for a wonderful gift this holiday season? Whether you love to fire up the grill, try your hand at a challenging Italian course, or bake a surely sinful dessert – these recipes are sure to please: Stuffed Filet Mignon with Crawfish Bordelaise Three Cheese Macaroni Double Chocolate Layer Cake These are just 3 of […]

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Perspectives from a Very Special Hospice Aide Serving Covenant Hospice Patients in Dothan, Alabama

Very recently, I was invited to spend time with Sonya Snow, a Hospice Aide serving Covenant Hospice patients and families in Dothan, Alabama. I first learned about Sonya from Wendy Scurlock, Director of Branch Operations in Dothan, who told me how Sonya always goes above and beyond serving her patients, either by singing to them […]

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Thanksgiving: A Time for Communicating About the things that Matter

Neville Sarkari MD, FACP Corporate Medical Director, Covenant Hospice One of our favorite things we ever heard Steve Jobs say is… ‘If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.’ We love it for three reasons: 1) It reminds all of us that living with intention is one of […]

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The Gift of Veteran Volunteers

Early last summer, two gentlemen had a special conversation about an important last wish. “All I want to do is go to the Naval Aviation Museum. Then I’ll never have to leave my home again,” Randy Barbour told Jim Kirby. Randy is an Army Veteran and Covenant Hospice patient and Jim is a Navy Veteran […]

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Covenant Hospice Diversity Engagement Committee: On The Move to Extend Hospice Care

At Covenant Hospice, our vision is for excellence in compassionate care for all people, to broaden and fulfill life’s journey. Over the last few months, a Diversity Engagement Committee (DEC) has been formed at Covenant Hospice to explore opportunities that increase service provision to diverse groups of individuals who need hospice care. This could very […]

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A Few Things You Never Forget

Public speaking: Many are horribly afraid of it, some (say, for certain politicians) are drawn to it, others are best in their comfort zone when talking amongst a small group of people. Either way, it’s a great feeling to connect to the audience your speaking to in a powerful way. . Working with Veterans has […]

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Celebrating Freedom: A Reflection on the 4th of July

Yesterday, America celebrated the 4th of July and many likely enjoyed fireworks into the evening after a day of barbecuing or a day on the beach. And today, many are back to the office and into their regular routines. The 4th of July is certainly an enjoyable holiday but let’s remember those who have served […]

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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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Freedom Isn’t Free: A Reflection on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just around the corner and some will have the day off, others may spend time with friends and family, and I myself will likely grill out – after all the day marks the first day of summer. However your Memorial Day is spent, it’s a time to celebrate the blessing of freedom. […]

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