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How to Prevent Diabetes

Did you know you might have prediabetes or diabetes but aren’t aware of it? More than 84 million adults (more than one in three) in the U.S. have prediabetes, reports the Centers for Disease and Prevention Control. Prediabetes means having a higher-than-normal blood...

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When We Recognize Imperfect

Kristi Nelson accomplished journalist and published author succinctly sums up a reality we all struggle with and provides a simple but profound suggestion on how to deal with it: Life is imperfect. People are imperfect. Love is the perfect response. Love can keep us...

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Celebrating Crochet and Community Compassion

March is National Crochet Month. We are honored to be part of the fabric of a community that shares their hearts and skills making creations for our patients. A special thanks goes out to a group of ladies from Transfiguration Manor. The women have attended our...

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It’s Monday, Let’s Open Our Hearts

This quote by Joan Halifax is breathtaking: "In being with the sick and dying, we arrive at a natural crucible of what it means to love and be loved. And we can ask ourselves this: Knowing that death is inevitable, what is most precious today?" May we continue to open...

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Making an Impact in Care

Congratulations to our February Impact Award winner, Suzanne “Sue” Rice, RN, CHPN, CPHQ, director of quality and care experience at Empath Health. Rice has worked at Empath Health for 25 years in patient care and administration. She has done case management, nursing,...

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The Wisdom of Balancing Work and Rest

The natural rhythms of life include periods of rest, of Sabbath. Time set aside to refrain from work, to slow the hurried pace, to cease the constant striving for one thing or another and in that quiet repose to heal, to replenish. Often, however, this gentle...

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Learning How to Live with Loss and Grief

As we travel through our lives we inevitably will experience the heartache of a loved one’s death. How do we cope, change and grow after such painful loss and grief? Once again we will hold The Sacred Art of Living While Grieving group based on the teaching of grief...

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Stay Safe from HIV: Use Condoms

HIV/AIDS still continue to threaten our health and world. In 2017, 39 million people were infected with HIV/AIDS globally, according to UNAIDS. The HIV virus is mainly spread through unprotected sex or sharing intravenous drug needles. It can turn fatal if left...

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The Season of Life You Find Yourself In

Famed Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov, writes “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” Whatever season of life you find yourself in, may you draw comfort and...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Mar
1
Fri
9:00 am Resale Shops March Sales Calendar @ Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops
Resale Shops March Sales Calendar @ Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm
Resale Shops March Sales Calendar @ Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops  | Florida | United States
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Mar
27
Wed
10:00 am General Bereavement Group Grief ... @ Anona United Methodist Church, Youth Room
General Bereavement Group Grief ... @ Anona United Methodist Church, Youth Room
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Anyone who is experiencing the loss of a loved one is welcome to join this general bereavement group grief counseling. Grief groups are designed to provide you support after the loss of someone important to you. Grieving is a uniquely … Continue reading
Apr
1
Mon
6:00 pm Next Steps Grief Group North County @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Community Service Center, Community Room 1
Next Steps Grief Group North County @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Community Service Center, Community Room 1
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Next Steps Grief Group Members of this monthly group need to have completed a six-week Suncoast Hospice Bereavement Support Group. This will be a monthly check-in time to discuss the next steps of healing in your grief journey. No registration … Continue reading
Apr
2
Tue
5:30 pm Adult Loss of a Parent Group Gri... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Room 112B
Adult Loss of a Parent Group Gri... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Room 112B
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grief groups are designed to provide you support after the loss of someone important to you. Grieving is a uniquely personal experience and many people find comfort, hope and strength by coming together with others to remember loved ones. While … Continue reading

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