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Covenant Hospice Celebrates 30 Years of Service

2013 is a very significant year for Covenant Hospice and our family of dedicated employees, caregivers, and volunteers. Thirty years ago Covenant Hospice (formerly Hospice of Northwest Florida) was formed and began our mission of providing excellence in compassionate care to all people, to broaden and fulfill life’s journey. During our 30 year history, Covenant […]

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Congrats Laura!

Congratulations to Laura Wessinger, Bereavement Specialist from our Milton branch who has been selected as the Covenant Hospice Employee of the Month for January! Laura is “always willing to go out of her ‘comfort zone’ when providing counseling to the bereaved.” Laura counsels after-hours, and on weekends through her support groups and her clients love […]

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A Gift of a Lifetime

by Mioshei Mobley The holiday season is here. The smell of desserts baking in the oven fills our homes. The matriarch of the family is planning the holiday feast and sharing family recipes with her helpers (family and friends). She assigns everyone a task with special instructions. She remembers who does not like green peppers […]

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Helping Children though the Holidays

by Erik Persson – Sr. PIC-TFK Social Worker Covenant Hospice is committed to serving patients, families, and also children by offering specialized support. Our “Coping with the Holidays for Children” group activities offer time to reflect and remember loved ones who have died. The groups are held throughout the Covenant Hospice service areas and always […]

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Congrats Pam!

Congrats to Pam! Pamela Cox, Registered Nurse in the Mobile branch office is our December Employee of the Month! Pam is a wonderful nurse and all of her patients love her for the compassionate care and comfort she provides. Pam’s coworkers say that she is truly a blessing to her pediatric patients who are especially […]

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Share Your Strengths Supporting the Mission of Covenant Hospice

submitted by Keelea LeJeune, Volunteer Services Manager, EscaRosa Team After dancing for the event in 2010, Donna Clark came on board to be the chair of one of our top fundraisers, Life’s a Dance, with 2012 being her second year as chair. She has helped us take this event to the next level – adding a […]

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Coping with the Holidays for Caregivers

Written and Compiled by Rachel Harding, MSW, Alzheimer’s Family Services PRN Social Worker Holidays are bittersweet for many Alzheimer’s disease caregivers. The happy memories of the past contrast with the difficulties of the present, and extra demands on time and energy can seem overwhelming. Finding a balance between rest and activity can help. Here are some […]

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Congrats Megan!

Congratulations to Megan Crawford, Administrative Unit Coordinator from Pensacola who has been selected as the Employee of the Month for November! Megan has always gone “above and beyond” her duties, but over the last month and a half has risen even higher without persuasion or directive. She eagerly jumped into a monumental task which took […]

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Start Care Now: Who Can Make a Referral to Hospice?

Life is good and most of us want a bit more of it.  The wish for a longer life is coming true for many as the aging population is living longer because they are living better with an increased emphasis on wellness. With disease there is always hope. Hope that the cancer can be cured, hope that the […]

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Camp Monarch

Submitted by Julie Hurlbert, LCSW Family Support Specialist Having the opportunity to be a part of Camp Monarch at Covenant Hospice has been a great pleasure.  I have met so many wonderful children who are an inspiration.  I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I was preparing for camp.  I have been involved in […]

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