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Seniors Living Healthy and Fully

It’s National Senior Citizens Day on August 21. Hats off to the many seniors we know, love and care for in our community. Special appreciation to our Suncoast PACE all-inclusive senior care and support program. They are dedicated to helping participants stay social,...

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Fill Your Heart With Gratitude

Gratitude is not an experience that is relegated to sunny days when everything is coming up roses. As M J Ryan, one of the creators of the book Random Acts of Kindness writes, “In the moments we are awake to the wonder of simply being alive, gratitude flows, no matter...

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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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Veteran Volunteer Program Featured on Fox 13

Suncoast Hospice Veterans Serving Veterans Volunteer Michael Couper honors fellow brother and sister veterans at the end of their lives. FOX Serves honored Couper Suncoast Hospice by featuring them in a news segment.  

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Teen Volunteers Rock!

August 12 is International Youth Day with a focus on education. A big shout-out to our Empath Health teen volunteers who learn, grow and make a difference serving our community. This year marks 25 years of our Suncoast Hospice Teen Volunteer Program. It is a pioneer...

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Meet Dr. Janet Roman: New Director of Cardiac Programs

We are excited to announce the appointment of our new Empath Health Director of Cardiac Programs Janet Roman, DNP, RN, APRN, ACNP-BC, CHFN, ACHPN. Dr. Roman will oversee the development and implementation of our new Heart Failure Home Care program for patients living...

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Teen Volunteers Rule!

  International Youth Day just passed, but let’s give another big shout-out to our Empath Health teen volunteers supporting our mission of care. More than 365 high school teens volunteer throughout the Empath Health network. From Suncoast Hospice care and Resale...

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Finding Your Horizon

Years ago, my family and I were in a fairly small boat off the coast of Ireland headed for the Skelligs – a grouping of small islands with rock formations that rise majestically out of the sea. One of the islands, Skellig Michael, was the site of a monastery made...

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Making an Impact on Care

Congratulations to our July Impact Award winner, Dawn Melvin, LCSW, a bereavement counselor for Suncoast Hospice. Melvin joined Suncoast Hospice in 2004. She helps bring hope and healing for families whose loved ones died in our care through individual counseling and...

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Comforts at Care Centers

Caring for our Suncoast Hospice patients and families takes tender touch and comfort. When our patients are in the state of severe pain and stress, they may come to our Care Centers for short-term stays, skilled medical treatment and relief. The care teams also...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Sep
25
Wed
10:00 am General Grief and Loss Counselin... @ Grand Villa of Dunedin ALF
General Grief and Loss Counselin... @ Grand Villa of Dunedin ALF
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep
27
Fri
10:00 am Spouse Loss: Retirement Years Gr... @ Hale Senior Center
Spouse Loss: Retirement Years Gr... @ Hale Senior Center
Sep 27 @ 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 the … Continue reading
Sep
28
Sat
9:00 am Resale Shops September Super Sat... @ Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops
Resale Shops September Super Sat... @ Suncoast Hospice Resale Shops
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit our website ifyouthrift.org or our Facebook page for our September Sales Calendar and to view our Super Saturday Sale on September 28.
Oct
1
Tue
5:30 pm Empath Health Volunteer Orientat... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center
Empath Health Volunteer Orientat... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Empath Health Volunteer Orientation is a four-hour program for anyone interested in learning more about Empath Health, its members and the many opportunities available. Register for the event through this calendar listing or by calling (727) 523-3440. You will be … Continue reading

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