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A Story of “Life Saving”

I recently received this letter from a family member of one of our patients. I wanted to share it with everyone on our blog because I think it’s such a beautiful story, written from a family member’s perspective, that really encompasses the essence of hospice care. “The title of this letter may seem like an […]

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The House That Built Me

Whenever I hear Miranda Lambert sing, “The House That Built Me” I can’t help but think about the house that built ME. It is a small-ish 3 bedroom home in southern Indiana that my grandparents have lived in since they were married. Growing up we were always there with my cousins celebrating holidays and birthdays. There […]

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Thank You For Watching Over Me

Being able to share the mission of Covenant Hospice with a wider audience is one of the best parts of my job. I have discussed in previous blog posts how lucky I am to be the recipient of letters from patients and families that we provide care for. We share them often with our staff and […]

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We Honor Veterans – Partner Level Three

We announced an exciting achievement last week! If you missed it, we have reached Partner Level Three Status with the We Honor Veterans campaign just over one year after becoming a program participant. As the only Level Three partner serving northwest Florida and south Alabama, we have developed and integrated specialized care plans for Veterans and their families, […]

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A Covenant Hospice Milestone…

Ok, today is the kind of day that will make us add a “milestone” to our Facebook Timeline. It’s the type of day that takes a lot of preparation from dedicated staff and volunteers. It’s a day that we have been planning for a long time now. I actually remember thinking about it many nights […]

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National Social Worker Month…Part 2

Can you believe it is almost April?? As National Social Work Month nears an end, I wanted to share with you how social work helps to further the mission of Covenant Hospice through the eyes of two of our social workers.   How do you feel your background and expertise in social work helps you to further […]

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Celebrate National Social Worker Month!

Happy National Social Worker Month! In the spirit of celebrating all the wonderful things our social workers do here at Covenant Hospice, I asked a couple of our social workers to share some information about why they chose social work and what their most memorable moments have been. Thank you to Education Manager Kristen Hudson […]

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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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Coping during the Holidays

Immediately after the loss of a loved one, all of the emotions seem overwhelming.  As time passes, the pain may seem to ease and our feelings might soften a bit.  Just when many of us think we are coping well, events or reminders can take us immediately back to the intense feelings of grief and […]

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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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