Our Summer Art Show is Near!

The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery is proud to present The Savannah Art Association’s Summer Show.  A total of ten talented artists have chosen some of their best paintings and etchings to decorate the gallery of Hospice House for the entire summer. The ten artists representing the Association are Margaret Clay, Barbara Gentry, Sue Gouse, Margie…

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My mother Doris

Does YOUR loved one have a POLST?? Recently Georgia has passed legislation allowing the recognition of POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment).  Why is this important?  – Because for individuals who are considered medically fragile with a chronic medical condition, POLST will make certain their wishes for future care are known and respected, and will…

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An exciting week!

As many of you know, Monday marked the groundbreaking of our Center for Living building. We are so excited and honored to expand our services to the community. Click here to read the recent article from Savannah Morning News. I am also happy to announce our very own Carole Tutan – a wonderfully dedicated Hospice House volunteer – has…

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Feedback from a Caregiver!

One of the ways we ensure we provide excellent care is by surveying our patients and caregivers to assess their satisfaction. I’d like to share a comment from a recent survey: “Why did we wait so long to contact hospice? Because my spouse was afraid. When he was first diagnosed with cancer, someone told him…

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Party on the Patio!

As you may know, we are inviting friends and supporters to have a Summer Nights party on our behalf between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Thanks for our friends at Ruth’s Chris who are  hosting a Thursday Patio Party for us on June 6th between 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. Click here for all the details and…

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Memorial Day is Almost Here!

Won’t you join me in planning a party this summer? Our 4th annual Hospice Savannah Summer Nights means a summer full of parties to benefit our community-funded services such as Camp Aloha, massage therapy, music therapy, Pet Peace of Mind, grief programming, and more. Your guests simply write a check and send to us in…

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National Nurses Week

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week, a time to express appreciation to all nurses for sharing their gifts and talents. I wish to tell our Hospice Savannah nurses, “Thank you for your dedication, your many sacrifices and your efforts to continually improve the lives of our patients and their caregivers. Be proud of yourself and…

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Thanks to our volunteers: National Volunteer Week, April 21 – 27

Every week – but especially during National Volunteer Week – we honor and thank our 200-plus Hospice Savannah volunteers who offer support, companionship and hope to those facing a life-limiting illness by sharing their time, energy, expertise and compassion. Our  volunteers not only serve patients and families at the bedside but they also assist in…

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Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament is May 13th

Join us at the Landings Club’s Palmetto Course for lunch at noon and tee-off at 1:30 p.m. I am so grateful to Wells Fargo Insurance Services for sponsoring this fun day of golf. Information about sponsorships or playing is available at Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament or you can contact the very helpful and industrious Kate Blair…

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Children’s Grief Camp coming soon

The first weekend of May is an important time for me. Each year I make plans to attend Camp Aloha as a volunteer. And each year I return home exhausted but profoundly moved by the  experience. Our Full Circle bereavement counselors and a small army of volunteers gently guide 60 or 70 children in facing their grief. They…

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