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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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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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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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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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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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A Tribute to an American Hero and a Friend

Several months ago an article appeared in the Pensacola News Journal about a gentleman whose plane, a B-24 Liberator, was shot down over theNorth Seain World War II. The Plane had been assaulted by German anti-aircraft guns and fell from the sky at 22,000 feet. After reading about this incredible story I wanted to learn […]

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Vets meet through hospice

Written by Lydia Grimes Published in The Brewton Standard Tuesday, November 8, 2011 It took 60 years and a war to bring William Kilby Bell and Ray Langham together — even though they lived just 15 miles apart for most of their lives. If it had not been for the Korean War, the two could […]

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Volunteer Services Manager Keelea LeJeune

Honoring Heroes for Veteran’s Day

Friday, November 11, may be Veteran’s Day and the day most Americans pause to honor those who have so bravely served our country and helped to ensure our many freedoms, but we are celebrating Veteran’s Week here at Covenant Hospice!  This entire week, in honor of Veteran’s Day, Covenant Hospice staff and volunteers are hosting […]

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Frank Delorenzo

The Last Chance: Showing Excellence in Compassionate Care to Our Nation’s Heroes

The following blog post was authored by Brian Ranelli, guest blogger and Special Projects Manager at Covenant Hospice. Over the last few months I have had the privilege of working with many throughout the Covenant Hospice Family in order to accomplish one common goal: improving the quality of life for the Veterans we serve. This […]

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