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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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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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Covenant Hospice Diversity Engagement Committee: On The Move to Extend Hospice Care

At Covenant Hospice, our vision is for excellence in compassionate care for all people, to broaden and fulfill life’s journey. Over the last few months, a Diversity Engagement Committee (DEC) has been formed at Covenant Hospice to explore opportunities that increase service provision to diverse groups of individuals who need hospice care. This could very […]

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Fear of Dying

Life is good.  It’s not just a logo on a t-shirt.  Life really is good.  Ask anyone and you will get all sorts of positive responses.  As a medical school professor once said “it is widely held and deeply rooted that living is better than dying.” On any day, even a bad day, you can […]

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The Perfect Storm

June 9th, 2012 is a date that many residents of Escambia county will not soon forget. Flooding rains poured down throughout the area, leaving many roadways underwater and several homes and businesses soaked. Over thirteen inches of rainfall was reported, making it the wettest day on record since 1934! While most people will more than […]

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Showing Gratitude, Honor, and Respect to our Nation’s Heroes: An Interview with Covenant Volunteer Jim Kirby

When an individual who has served our country faithfully is cared for by Covenant Hospice, that individual is shown the gratitude, honor, and respect that he or she deserves. Shortly after admission, veteran patients are awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation to recognize that individual for their service to our great nation by one or […]

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Serving our Nations Heroes – A Call to Action for the New Year

Looking back on 2011, Covenant Hospice has much to celebrate as an organization truly committed to serving our nations heroes. We have achieved Partnership Status in the nationally recognized initiative, We Honor Veterans, a program sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization that invites hospices to facilitate, increase, and improve quality of care […]

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