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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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Telehealth for Hospice Care Patients

In the world of hospice, care often can’t wait. Visits can’t be postponed and many times there is a sense of urgency. When a nurse at the bedside needs to consult with a physician or a visual is needed to triage a patient, telehealth can provide an instant connection....

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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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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Oct
1
Thu
6:00 pm Adult Loss of a Parent Grief Sup... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place West
Adult Loss of a Parent Grief Sup... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place West
Oct 1 @ 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 grief … Continue reading
6:00 pm Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 112B
Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 112B
Oct 1 @ 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
6:00 pm Spouse Loss: Working Years Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place East
Spouse Loss: Working Years Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place East
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct
2
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
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct
5
Mon
6:00 pm Next Steps Grief Support Group @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Community Service Center, Community Room 1
Next Steps Grief Support Group @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Community Service Center, Community Room 1
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Next Steps Grief Support Group Members of this monthly group need to have completed a six-week Suncoast Hospice Bereavement Support Group. This will be a monthly check-in time to discuss the next steps of healing in your grief journey. No … Continue reading

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