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Mental Health Care at Home

Complex medical conditions often call for specialized care providers. This is true for not only physical illnesses, but mental health disorders as well. Home-bound patients have an added layer of complexity in these situations. For comprehensive and streamlined care,...

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Hope on the Horizon

What a wonderful and powerful thing hope is. Undeterred by those forces which seek to thwart the upward rise of the soul, it forges forward with the vision firmly in view of what could be, what should be. May we find the embers of hope within our own hearts and fan...

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Nurture Your Soul With Nature

In a conversation with a colleague, we both shared how connecting with beauty in nature has been such an important part of staying grounded recently. There is something about trees waving in the wind and waves rolling in on a sandy beach and beautiful sunsets and...

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Healing at Home

Darlene knew recovery from open heart surgery would be a months-long process. She didn’t expect that part of it actually would be fun and games. Before having the procedure, it was recommended that she talk with Empath Health about home care services that would be...

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In This Together

For a while now, we have been dealing with the added stress, concern and overall worry in our every day lives. If we zoom out and look at the whole picture, it can look and feel overwhelming. I ran across this quote recently from author, Karen Salmansohn, which seems...

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Making an Impact on Care – David Cutler

Congratulations to our June Impact award winner, David Cutler, maintenance technician at the Suncoast Hospice North Pinellas Care Center. Cutler has been with the organization for eight years since joining in 2012. In his role as a skilled maintenance and repair...

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The Rewarding Work of Transformation

Change is inevitable but transformation is something that is advancing and intentional. Transformation helps us to rise to the next level, to achieve a more perfect expression.  Whether it is personal, organizational, or societal, it is difficult and involves real...

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Care and Comfort with Community-Based Palliative Care

Bright. Vivacious. Compassionate. Sally is all of this and more. She also has rheumatoid arthritis, which has slowly been deteriorating her body. Since her diagnosis, Sally has needed numerous surgeries to replace joints, her shoulder and address back issues. The pain...

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Unimaginably Great Things Are Possible

On June 3, 2017, Alex Honnold scaled the iconic nearly 3,000 foot granite wall known as El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without so much as a rope or carabineer or harness. For nearly four hours, he climbed knowing that one slightly misplace foothold would result...

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The Space to Feel

Virtually any conversation these days leans inevitably towards all of the challenges we have faced so far in 2020 and all of the challenges that lie ahead of us. Many have voiced exhaustion and discouragement and an overarching feeling of disorientation. These are...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Aug
5
Wed
1:00 pm Laughter For Your Health @ Clearwater Aging Well Center
Laughter For Your Health @ Clearwater Aging Well Center
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Laughter For Your Health @ Clearwater Aging Well Center | Clearwater | Florida | United States
Did you know that as children we laugh over 300 times a day but as adults, we laugh only 30 times a day? Scientific studies indicate that laughter may have medically beneficial effects, particularly to cardiovascular health and mood. Laughter … Continue reading
Aug
6
Thu
10:00 am Spouse Loss: Retirement Years Gr... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 1
Spouse Loss: Retirement Years Gr... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 1
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The loss of a spouse can be one of the greatest losses an individual can grieve. This group grief session focuses on individuals who are grieving the loss of their spouse. Grief groups are designed to provide you support after … Continue reading
6:00 pm Spouse Loss: Working Years Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 1
Spouse Loss: Working Years Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 1
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug
7
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
Aug 7 @ 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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