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Suncoast Hospice Aide Grateful to Receive and Give Care

We close out Nursing Assistants Week with another spotlight on our Suncoast Hospice aides and their compassion, care and comfort for patients and families. In her first 20 years as a licensed certified nursing assistant (CNA), Jennifer Fountain cared for patients and...

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The Courage to Choose Optimism

Some might say that this is the age of the skeptic. Many of us have put our faith and trust in a person or institution only to be hurt and disappointed. It’s a short and easy trip from hurt and disappointed to skeptical. But there is another choice that we can make....

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Suncoast Hospice Aide’s Heart and Joy for Care

We are excited to kick off Nursing Assistants Week spotlighting our Suncoast Hospice aides and their compassion, care and comfort for patients and families. Donna Williams grew up in Clearwater. Her family encouraged her to pursue health care and she became a home...

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Suncoast and Soweto: A Shared Mission of Hospice Care

When you strip down palliative and hospice care to the basics, it’s about providing physical, emotional and spiritual comfort for patients and support for families. Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health, is proud to continue our almost twenty-year partnership...

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Change the World: Thrift Shop, Donate and Volunteer

We treasure living in Florida – our tropical paradise of beautiful beaches, wildlife and nature. In light of World Environment Day June 5, we join in promoting action to protect our local environment and planet Earth. We can help in many ways, from no littering to...

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Making an Impact in Care

Congratulations to our May Impact Award winner, Galo Cruz, a medical case manager for EPIC (Empath Partners in Care). Cruz has been working with the Hispanic community for many years and dedicated his Master’s thesis to Latinos and HIV. He joined as a medical case...

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Happy 100th Birthday to Longtime Suncoast Hospice Volunteer

Terry Pellegrino is a world traveler. She hiked in Switzerland, Germany and France, admired tulips and artwork in New Amsterdam and Holland, celebrated her 92nd birthday in Russia and Lithuania, and many other adventures. Today she spends three days a week...

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How to Talk About Tragedies, Traumatic Loss and Grief

  May is Mental Health Month – a time to focus on taking care of our mental wellness. Almost everywhere we look, there is news of devastating events and deaths. These stories can weigh heavy on our minds and hearts. It may even compound or resurrect our own...

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Monday Motivation: Bridges or Fences?

Every day as we interact with our world and encounter all different kinds of people, we have a fundamental choice to make: will we build bridges or fences? Will we find a way to empathize and connect, or will we put up barriers based on snap judgments and superficial...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Jul
24
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3:00 pm General Grief and Loss Group Cou... @ Largo Health and Rehabilitation Center. The Cove Room
General Grief and Loss Group Cou... @ Largo Health and Rehabilitation Center. The Cove Room
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 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 personal … Continue reading
6:00 pm Adult Loss of a Parent Group Gri... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Training Room
Adult Loss of a Parent Group Gri... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Training Room
Jul 24 @ 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 … Continue reading
Jul
29
Mon
6:00 pm Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, 112D
Spouse Loss: Any Age Group Grief... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, 112D
Jul 29 @ 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

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