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Components of Progress – Monday Message

Progress in life depends on at least two fundamental components: a worthy goal and the will to act. One without the other can result in either being ineffectual or even damaging. A Japanese proverb articulates this truth well, “Vision without action is a daydream....

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Planning For Your Future

We plan for many things in life – vacations, retirement, major life events – yet many people are not prepared for the end of life. In fact, approximately 70% of Americans do not have an estate plan and for those that do, it is often out-of-date. It’s never too late or...

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Forge New Paths – Monday Message

Sometimes it can feel like we are just along for the ride in our lives. We’re just hanging on and hoping for the best. The reality, I suspect, is that we are underestimating our influence. A wise person offers this perspective “The future is not some place we are...

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Shop Local at the Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops

The resale market for fashion and other items is booming. But what if there was a place you could find unique items and trendy designer fashions for a fraction of retail and online resale prices while helping your community? The Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops are just...

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A Way of Life – Monday Message

This morning, I wanted to share this poem by the American writer, Max Ehrmann. Penned in the 1920s, it still offers sound wisdom for the living of our days. It’s a little long, but it’s worth the read! Desiderata (That which is to be desired) Go placidly amid the...

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Open Heart – Monday Message

When we live with an open heart, we can’t help but be impacted by those we serve every day. And when our hearts are filled with compassion, those we serve cannot help but be impacted by us. American science fiction author Octavia Butler describes this dynamic well,...

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Making An Impact On Care – Regina Woo

Congratulations to our May Impact Award winner, Regina Woo, patient concierge for Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health. Woo joined the organization nearly two years ago. As a patient concierge, she is the first person patients and families meet after the...

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Fully Connecting – Monday Message

West African author and workshop leader, Malidoma Patrice Some’ provides these words of wisdom to begin our week, “When we are connected – to our own purpose, to the community around us, and to our spiritual wisdom – we are able to live and act with authentic...

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Our Inner Artist – Monday Message

We went to the Van Gogh exhibit at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg this weekend. The experience of being surrounded by projections of his stunning art accompanied by beautiful music and interspersed with excerpts from his journal was powerful and immersive. One of...

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Forty Years of Survival with HIV

Empath Partners in Care (EPIC) client Michael Tollar has lived with HIV since the 1980s. He has seen HIV and AIDS evolve from a new, perplexing condition to a manageable illness with plenty of treatment options and support. "After almost 40 years, you know the ropes,"...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Jul
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6:30 pm Familia, Salud y Esperanza @ Zoom Meeting
Familia, Salud y Esperanza @ Zoom Meeting
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Reuniones mensuales para quienes brindan apoyo a un ser querido afectado por una enfermedad. Acompáñenos! Comparta sus experiencias, entérese de recursos disponibles para su ser amado y para usted mismo (a) y recargue sus energías para continuar la jornada de … Continue reading
Jul
28
Wed
9:00 am Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) in... @ Zoom Virtual
Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) in... @ Zoom Virtual
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) in Pinellas County: HIV Virtual Housing Summit July 28, 2021 – 9 am – 3:30 pm July 29, 2021 –  9 am – Noon Join us for an engaging 1.5 day HIV Housing Summit, as … Continue reading
12:00 pm Empath Honors Veterans Briefing:...
Empath Honors Veterans Briefing:...
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Empath Honors Veterans Briefing: Honor Flight and Veterans History Project In July we celebrate our freedom and independence. Our military service members and veterans have bravely served and sacrificed to ensure those continued freedoms. Please join us to learn about … Continue reading
6:30 pm Virtual Grupo de Apoyo para el L...
Virtual Grupo de Apoyo para el L...
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
El duelo es una experiencia muy personal, sin embargo muchas personas encuentran consuelo y fortaleza al reunirse con otros para recordar a sus seres queridos. Le esperamos con el corazón abierto. Virtual Grupo de Apoyo pare el Luto/ Duelo 28 … Continue reading
Jul
29
Thu
9:00 am Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) in... @ Zoom Virtual
Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) in... @ Zoom Virtual
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) in Pinellas County: HIV Virtual Housing Summit July 28, 2021 – 9 am – 3:30 pm July 29, 2021 –  9 am – Noon Join us for an engaging 1.5 day HIV Housing Summit, as … Continue reading

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