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Stepping Up for African American Men’s Health

June is Men’s Health Month – a time to pledge to support better health and wellness for men. Many men, older and younger, are at risk or impacted by serious health issues, but might not address them. With education, preventative care and lifestyle changes, men can...

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Volunteer Plays Music of Hospice Patients’ Lifetimes

Music carries on in our hearts and souls. We remember the songs of our youth like it was yesterday. Seeing the world-famous Beatles rock band perform live mesmerized George Wolf, a Suncoast Hospice volunteer. He was just 15 years old at that concert on August 29,...

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Finding Our Deeper Truth

One of the biggest causes of our anxiety and sadness is our belief that things must be a certain way in order for us to be happy. Certain conditions must be met or circumstances realized in order for us to feel safe, secure, happy, or satisfied. These may be different...

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How to Cope with Father’s Day after Dad Has Died

Sometimes, it’s the little things we remember about our loved ones that have the greatest meaning. Remembering Dad One dad persistently saved everyday items he thought might someday be useful. He stored bread ties, paper clips and batteries in drawers in the house,...

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We Never Know What Is Possible

James Baldwin, novelist and social critic, shares these words of wisdom with us: “Not everything that can be faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed that is not faced.” We never know what is possible until we try. May we find within ourselves the courage to...

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The Gratitude List

Practicing gratitude can shift our perspective and help us feel calmer, achieve more clarity and increase our ability to see and truly enjoy "the small things." This morning I wrote down the first things that came to mind that bring me joy or a sense of...

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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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