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The Little Known Who Make The World A Better Place

The world is filled with good-hearted people who are meeting the challenges of life with creativity and compassion. People who quietly go about making the world a better place every day with no fanfare or notoriety. The Broadway musical “Come From Away” tells the...

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Making an Impact in Care

Congratulations to our June Impact Award winner, Kathy Diangikes, RN, an admissions nurse on the Empath Health care navigation team. Diangikes joined in 2017. She goes out to homes and in hospitals doing admissions for Suncoast Hospice. She meets with patients and...

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Putting The Brakes On Monday

Sometimes when I wake up on Monday morning I almost feel like my eyes are barely open before my brain starts the download of all the things that I have to do that day and throughout the week. How easy it is to get caught up in the urgency of it all and the daily race...

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Women’s Giving Network Grows and Grants New Funding

The Empath Health Women’s Giving Network (WGN) recently joined together for its third annual luncheon meeting to award micro-grants for Empath Health programs and services. The network of now 26 members awarded their allocated $23,625 to six of the 11 proposed...

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Conflict As Opportunity

If there is one thing that you can count on when two or more people get together it’s conflict. I would venture to say that we even have internal conflicts when we are alone! In spite of how widespread and inevitable conflict is, few of us feel comfortable or equipped...

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Empath Health Honors Veterans Recording Their War-Time Stories

Israel “Butch” Miller joined the Navy with his sight set on going to Vietnam. Instead he landed in California at Naval Hospital Oakland. He served as a lieutenant and one of the first commissioned male nurses in the Navy, caring for many service members wounded in...

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Are You Planning Your “Big Rocks?”

If we are not careful, one of the casualties of a busy life can be our relationships. We end up missing out on those opportunities to spend time together, catch up with old friends and former colleagues, and be there to support one another through difficult times....

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Suncoast Hospice Nurse Shines in Care

Empath Health is fortunate to have many top-notch nurses caring for our patients, clients and seniors each day. Our nurses work together with their care teams to provide compassionate care, education and support that improves comfort and quality of life for all those...

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The Crossroad

Many of you may have had the opportunity to meet our colleagues and friends from Hospice Wits in South Africa who were visiting for two weeks and just returned home. My interactions with them were inspiring, to say the least, and I am not alone in that experience. So,...

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Suncoast Hospice Aide Grateful to Receive and Give Care

We close out Nursing Assistants Week with another spotlight on our Suncoast Hospice aides and their compassion, care and comfort for patients and families. In her first 20 years as a licensed certified nursing assistant (CNA), Jennifer Fountain cared for patients and...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

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3:00 pm General Grief and Loss Group Cou... @ Largo Health and Rehabilitation Center. The Cove Room
General Grief and Loss Group Cou... @ Largo Health and Rehabilitation Center. The Cove Room
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 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 personal … Continue reading
6:00 pm Adult Loss of a Parent Group Gri... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Training Room
Adult Loss of a Parent Group Gri... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Training Room
Jul 24 @ 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 … Continue reading
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29
Mon
6:00 pm Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, 112D
Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, 112D
Jul 29 @ 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

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