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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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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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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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“Just one more day Lord, just one more day”

Submitted by Andre’ Hall, Community Educator, Pensacola Branch I sat watching my mother, counting her breaths, praying for one more day. That was in February 2002. She had been ill with cancer and the doctors could not do anymore. My mother was a proud African-American woman. In her earlier days she actually worked as a […]

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Beginning the Conversation

As baby boomers, those born between 1945 and 1964, start to enter retirement, they have begun to realize that their parents are sharing the blessing of a longer lifespan. It’s a fact that more and more of us as adults, and some of us retired, will be caring for our elderly parents.    Most of […]

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My New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year!  The beginning of a new year is an exciting time for me.  I’m a goal-setter — the kind of person who really enjoys setting my sites on something new and laying out the steps needed to get there.  I write down weekly goals every Monday, quarterly goals for my work, and, of […]

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