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The Miracle of Spring

There are times when the landscape of our lives may seem dull and lifeless. When we feel like we are “just going through the motions.” This quote from Parker J. Palmer fills us with hope and anticipation. "There is a hard truth to be told: before spring becomes...

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Empathy – An Act of Will and Imagination

Empathy is an act of will and imagination. It is an act of will because it involves a conscious decision to direct our attention away from our own concerns to the concerns of others. It is an act of imagination because it invites us to reflect on what it must be like...

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Healing Hearts Camps Help Grieving Children

We mourn with heavy hearts for the Parkland community struck by the school shooting. Too many young lives and people who shielded them are gone too soon. Many survivors and loved ones are left behind to deal with this monumental, painful tragedy. Shootings, suicides,...

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Offering An Unhurried Presence In A Busy World

What voice will I bring to those I encounter today? What message will I convey in the words I speak and the attitudes I display? What will those experiencing my presence come away feeling? Bulgarian-born writer, Maria Popova, challenges us: “Strive to be uncynical, to...

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The Touch of Hospice

Why choose hospice care? This specialized care and support focuses on bringing relief to you and your family in the last six months of an illness. A team of expert staff and trained volunteers is available day and night to: • Soothe pain and distress • Deliver...

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Today, Decide.

Stop for just a moment. Quiet the busy thoughts clamoring for your attention. Take three long, slow, deep breaths in through your nose and out through your mouth. Connect with your purpose. Your courage. Your kindness. Your strength. Know that you have the resources...

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Caring for Vietnam Veterans at End of Life

The landscape of veterans growing older and approaching the need for end-of-life care is shifting. The wave of World War 2 veterans is fading away while a new wave of Vietnam veterans is surfacing. “We’re focusing on a new chapter of patients – the warriors of the...

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The Unshakeable Soul

A wisdom story tells the tale of a student coming to a spiritual teacher saying in exasperation, “My friend upset me so much!!” The teacher responded,“Your friend did not upset you. You are upset because you are upsettable. Would you like to learn how to be...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Apr
26
Thu
12:00 am Dining Out For Life Tampa Bay @ Various Restaurants Throughout Tampa Bay
Dining Out For Life Tampa Bay @ Various Restaurants Throughout Tampa Bay
Apr 26 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Dining Out For Life Tampa Bay @ Various Restaurants Throughout Tampa Bay  | Florida | United States
Dining Out For Life® is an international event encompassing 60 cities’ restaurants that donate a portion of their proceeds in support of the fight against HIV/AIDS. For 13 years Tampa Bay area restaurants have joined together in support of EPIC … Continue reading
Apr
28
Sat
9:00 am Empath Health Volunteer Orientat... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center
Empath Health Volunteer Orientat... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Empath Health Volunteer Orientation - St. Pete 4/28/2018 @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center | Saint Petersburg | Florida | United States
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 contacted … Continue reading
May
1
Tue
5:30 pm General Bereavement Group Grief ... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place B
General Bereavement Group Grief ... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Gathering Place B
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Anyone who is experiencing the loss of a loved one is welcome to join this general bereavement group grief counseling. While grief is a highly individualized experience, participation in a support group often helps the healing begin. We try to … Continue reading
May
2
Wed
5:30 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
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 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

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