Tag Archives: support

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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Helping Children though the Holidays

by Erik Persson – Sr. PIC-TFK Social Worker Covenant Hospice is committed to serving patients, families, and also children by offering specialized support. Our “Coping with the Holidays for Children” group activities offer time to reflect and remember loved ones who have died. The groups are held throughout the Covenant Hospice service areas and always […]

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Start Care Now: Who Can Make a Referral to Hospice?

Life is good and most of us want a bit more of it.  The wish for a longer life is coming true for many as the aging population is living longer because they are living better with an increased emphasis on wellness. With disease there is always hope. Hope that the cancer can be cured, hope that the […]

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11th Hour Angels

The word covenant means “promise.”  For those of us who live and breathe the mission every day, the staff and volunteers of Covenant Hospice, it’s something we never forget.  Every time we say “Covenant Hospice,” we’re remembering that we’ve made a solemn promise to our patients and families and to our community.  We’ve promised to […]

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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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Congratulations to a “Special Angel”

Congratulations to Marian Boatwright, Hospice Aide from our Tallahassee branch, who was selected as the October Employee of the Month. Marian is often called a “special angel” by patients, their families and her coworkers. Her colleagues also tell us that Marian consistently goes way above expectations. She enjoys walking outside with her patients and relieving […]

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Teen Volunteers Make a Difference at Covenant Hospice!

The Covenant Hospice Volunteer Team recently received a short letter from a 15-year-old teen volunteer, explaining exactly why she chose to become a Covenant Volunteer:  “The reason I became a Covenant Volunteer is because of the things they do, the love they give, and the lives that they brighten.  Just the other day I was speaking […]

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Safe Summer Travel for Caregivers

Submitted by Rachel Harding, MSW Social Worker, Alzheimer’s Family Services As a caregiver, it may seem difficult to get away and even the thought of it may feel impossible. It can happen with proper planning and support; here are a few tips to help you along the way. The first thing to determine is the […]

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A Quick Introduction of Our New Blogger…Welcome Heather!

Hello loyal readers! I am a new contributor to this blog, as well as a new volunteer for Covenant. So for my first post, I figured that I ought to introduce myself and share how I feel about this wonderful experience so far now that I’ve been with Covenant for a few months now. My […]

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Meet Covenant Hospice’s Newest Volunteers!

Here at Covenant Hospice, nothing is stagnant.  As we continue to grow and expand, serving more patients and families every day, our volunteer program must keep the pace.  We are constantly growing, constantly improving.  No two days are ever the same and someone is always coming up with new and inventive ideas and programs to organize and […]

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