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Making an Impact on Care – Christine Petitti

Congratulations to our August Impact Award winner, Christine Petitti, administrative assistant for Innovation & Community, Care Support Services and Volunteer Services at Empath Health. Petitti joined the organization in 2005. She provides administrative support...

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Challenging Our Illusion of Separateness – Monday Message

If we hope to achieve some level of mutual understanding and shared sense of destiny, we must on a fundamental level, challenge the illusion of our separateness and embrace the fact that our fates and our fortunes are inextricably intertwined.  Here is how Trappist...

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Volunteers Adapt to Pandemic Life

The chance to give back to those who took care of a loved one is a common theme among Empath Health volunteers. As our community learns how to adjust to the many changes caused by COVID-19, the call to serve those in need has not been diminished. While some volunteers...

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Listen to Your Life – Monday Message

Poet and theologian Frederick Buechner writes words of wisdom for us that still resonate today, “Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery that it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less in the excitement and gladness . . . because in the last analysis...

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HIV Testing at Home

Imagine being able to test yourself for HIV in the comfort of your own home. Empath Partners in Care (EPIC), a member of Empath Health, is making this possible through a free, at-home testing program for anyone living in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. These...

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Grief, A Year Later

Tina remembers her son, Chris, as bright and extremely intelligent. A strong person. Her hero. His path in life was filled with challenges and as a result Tina is no stranger to grief. At age 17, Chris was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, a combination of...

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Where We Find Our Meaning

It is easy to become so caught up in how people respond to the things we do that we are robbed of the fulfillment that came from doing them.  Mother Theresa knew a little something about that. She gives us this advice: People are often unreasonable and self-centered....

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Making an Impact on Care – Carla Creegan

Congratulations to our July Impact Award winner, Carla Creegan, manager of the Suncoast PACE Day Center, a member of Empath Health. Creegan joined the organization in 2010 and has been in the role of center manager for almost five years. During that time she has built...

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A New Way to Celebrate with Suncoast PACE

Empath Health volunteer Bob Estes has a special delivery to make. With a cake in one hand and a bag of goodies in the other, he makes his way to the front door of Barbara Rose’s home. The reason for the special delivery: it’s her birthday. Standing on her front porch,...

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Monday Morning Gratitude

The daily practice of gratitude involves a conscious choice to swim against the current of our natural human tendency to take things for granted. To walk by natural beauty without so much as a pause of appreciation. To fail to realize every day the inestimable value...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Sep
24
Thu
4:00 pm Virtual – Plan Your Future Today... @ Zoom Virtual
Virtual – Plan Your Future Today... @ Zoom Virtual
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Virtual - Plan Your Future Today! A Free Expert Planning Panel Discussion @ Zoom Virtual | Clearwater | Florida | United States
Give yourself the peace of mind that comes with protecting what you worked so hard to create. With 70% of Americans lacking an estate plan, do you know what you need? Join us and a panel of experts in financial, … Continue reading
Oct
1
Thu
6:00 pm Adult Loss of a Parent Grief Sup... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place West
Adult Loss of a Parent Grief Sup... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place West
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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 grief … Continue reading
6:00 pm Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 112B
Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 112B
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The loss of a spouse can be one of the greatest losses an individual can grieve. Grief groups are designed to provide you support after the loss of someone important to you. Grieving is a uniquely personal experience and many … Continue reading
6:00 pm Spouse Loss: Working Years Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place East
Spouse Loss: Working Years Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place East
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The loss of a spouse can be one of the greatest losses an individual can grieve. Grief groups are designed to provide you support after the loss of someone important to you. Grieving is a uniquely personal experience and many … Continue reading
Oct
2
Fri
10:00 am Caregiver Coffee Break – Clearwater @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Garden House
Caregiver Coffee Break – Clearwater @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Garden House
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Caregiver Coffee Break - Clearwater @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Garden House | Clearwater | Florida | United States
Caregiver Coffee Break Caring for a family member or friend? Please stop by for encouragement, information and helpful tips. First Friday of each month. No reservations required and provided free of charge. For information call (727) 586-4432. Groups are limited … Continue reading

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