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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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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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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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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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Words from A Beautiful & Wise Soul: “Life is Worth Living”

by Tristessa Osborne After a Sunday spent with two of my favorite people from Navarre, Florida, I am humbled by my take away from our day. Not only did the most beautiful aging soul keep the spirit, she had the medical staff laughing so hard they struggled to hook up her monitors. She was in […]

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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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Feast Week

I heard a radio announcer use a disturbing term this morning–”feast week.” We have a national holiday this Thursday…something that harkens to the earliest days of our nation. It was recognized in order for Americans to pause and give thanks for all God has done for them. Yet, this radio announcer’s remarks only echo what […]

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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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