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Spiritual Care Provides Relief and Comfort at Care Centers

We want the best care and comfort for our loved ones who live with advanced illnesses. For more than 40 years, Suncoast Hospice has provided compassionate care for our Pinellas County community. Our expert teams treat and comfort the whole well-being of patients –...

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The Simple Things

Abraham Maslow is the renowned psychologist best known for creating “Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.” His research and experience led him to many insights into our potential for actualization and happiness. One of my favorite quotes is, “The most fortunate are those who...

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Teen Cheer Team Brings Joy and Companionship to Patients

One thing is for sure, Doreen Prucha adores company at her place at Stratford Court of Palm Harbor. This day was extra special. Her teen volunteer cheer team from Suncoast Hospice came to visit and shortly afterwards two of her family members arrived with dinner and...

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What A Difference We Could Make

In her simple words, Mother Teresa cuts to the core of a global concern. She wrote, “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” Whether it is in the home, in our workplace, in our community, our nation, or our world – what a...

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The Art Of Being Fully Present

We all have those moments when we are in a beautiful natural setting or in a place of worship, or in the presence of someone we love deeply -- and we feel a part of a larger, more expansive and holy reality. But these moments pass, and we find ourselves back in our...

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Be Brave and in the Know – Get HIV Tested

It’s normal to get regular check-ups for our health. But, why not necessarily HIV testing? We know that HIV is still out there. It can happen to males and females, young and old, including those who are having sex or sharing intravenous drug needles. Infections are...

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Surviving the Loss of a Sudden Unexpected Death

When you go out into the world each day, you always expect to come back to the people you love. If a loved one suddenly dies or is killed one day, it will sideswipe you into shock and sorrow. Did you say, “Goodbye” or “I love you?” Why did this happen? How can you...

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Embracing Impermanence

Change is hard. It disrupts comfortable routines and established ways of being in our world. Change prods us to explore uncharted territory where the path forward is uncertain and even scary. It’s natural to resist change. But, one author challenges us, “Embrace...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Jul
18
Wed
6:00 pm Sibling Loss: Group Grief Counse... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place East
Sibling Loss: Group Grief Counse... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place East
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sibling Loss: Group Grief Counseling July 11 – August 15 Wednesdays, 6 pm – 8 pm Dwight Douglass, LCSW – facilitator
Jul
19
Thu
5:45 pm Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Palm Garden of Pinlleas
Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Palm Garden of Pinlleas
Jul 19 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
The loss of a spouse can be one of the greatest losses an individual can grieve. Anyone who is experiencing the loss of a loved one is welcome to join the Grief #101 Steps to Healing group grief counseling. Grief groups … Continue reading
6:00 pm Grief #101: Steps to Healing – N... @ Arden Courts Assisted Living
Grief #101: Steps to Healing – N... @ Arden Courts Assisted Living
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Anyone who is experiencing the loss of a loved one is welcome to join the Grief #101 Steps to Healing group grief counseling. Grief groups are designed to provide you support after the loss of someone important to you. Grieving … Continue reading
Jul
24
Tue
1:00 pm Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Brookdale Lake Seminole Square, 5th Floor Rose Room
Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Brookdale Lake Seminole Square, 5th Floor Rose Room
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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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