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Wonder and Joy – Monday Message

Professor of Environmental and Forest Biology at the State University of New York, Robin Wall Kimmerer writes, “Even a wounded world is feeding us. Even a wounded world holds us, giving us moments of wonder and joy. I choose joy over despair. Not because I have my...

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Lasting Happiness – Monday Message

As we search for that perfect holiday gift, may we remain grounded in the awareness and appreciation of that which truly brings us deep and lasting happiness. Denis Waitley writes, “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the...

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Volunteer Makes Donations Resale Ready

In the back of the Suncoast Hospice Resale Shop in St. Petersburg, there is a nook where many donations make a stop before reaching the sales floor. In this corner there are assorted tools covering the wall and filing cabinets filled with salvaged odds and ends....

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What is Most Important to You – Monday Message

One of the questions that hospice teams have been asking patients for many years now is, “What is most important to you". Asked at the right moment and in the right way, this simple question can elicit sincere reflection about how that person would like to spend the...

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Appreciate the Miracle of Each New Day – Monday Message

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. How can you go wrong when you put together cultivating gratitude with the smells and tastes of recipes passed down through generations. Just thinking of the dinner table jam-packed with serving trays and family and friends...

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Honoring the Holidays after a Loss

The holidays are a time when many families come together and celebrate. After the passing of a loved one, these special days might not look the same. From as early as August through December our senses are filled with the sights, sounds and smells of the many...

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Compassion is Not a Luxury – Monday Message

Roshi Joan Halifax once said, “We live in a time when science is validating what humans have known throughout the ages: that compassion is not a luxury; it is a necessity for our well-being, resilience, and survival.”  These words could not be more true than they are...

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Making an Impact on Care – Carol Sims

Congratulations to our October Impact Award winner, Carol Sims, a care team assistant for Suncoast Hospice. Sims joined the organization as a member of the Burgundy Team and worked with leadership to create the Pearl Team, which she has been a part of for 14 years. In...

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Empath Health Upcoming Events

Jan
19
Tue
1:00 pm General Grief and Loss Support G... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 1
General Grief and Loss Support G... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 1
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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
Jan
21
Thu
1:00 pm EPIC Women’s Group @ EPIC ASAP Campus
EPIC Women’s Group @ EPIC ASAP Campus
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
EPIC Women's Group @ EPIC ASAP Campus | Saint Petersburg | Florida | United States
4:00 pm Virtual – Plan Your Future Today... @ Zoom Virtual
Virtual – Plan Your Future Today... @ Zoom Virtual
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Virtual - Plan Your Future Today! A Free Expert Planning Panel Discussion @ Zoom Virtual | Clearwater | Florida | United States
Give yourself the peace of mind that comes with protecting what you worked so hard to create. With 70% of Americans lacking an estate plan, do you know what you need? Join us and a panel of experts in financial, … Continue reading
6:00 pm Adult Loss of a Parent Grief Sup... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 4
Adult Loss of a Parent Grief Sup... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center, Community Room 4
Jan 21 @ 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
6:00 pm Adult Loss of a Parent Grief Sup... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center - Training Room 126
Adult Loss of a Parent Grief Sup... @ Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health Service Center - Training Room 126
Jan 21 @ 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

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