Remembering our fathers

As Fathers Day approaches, our thoughts turn to our dads – whether they be alive or dead, and whether they evoke happy memories or troubling ones. “My father, Henry O’Hara Logan, was a very tall, rather intimidating man who was the headmaster of the local elementary school in our hometown on the north coast of…

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Honoring Veterans on Memorial Day and every day

This weekend we held a small ceremony  for the Masters and O’Connor families at the veterans’ memorial at Hospice House. The ceremony honored the memory of their loved ones, both of whom were Marines. Mrs. Teresa Masters’ husband, Harry, died under our care on Christmas Eve, 2015, while Mrs. Gloria O’Connor’s husband, Donald, died under…

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The best choice for care…So much more than hospice!

Our mission keeps us focused on providing our community the best services and resources on living with a life-limiting illness, dying, death, grief and loss throughout Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, Liberty and Long counties. However, with community support and the work of our Foundation, we are much more than hospice. We provide grief support to anyone…

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Yes, there is such a thing as a free lunch!

Please join us at the community panel and complimentary lunch on Friday at noon at the Mercer Auditorium, 1250 E. 66th Street in Savannah! Our panel of spiritual leaders will discuss “The Caregiver Crisis and how Religious Communities can Help” as part of our 9th annual Hospice Savannah lecture series. Medical professionals can earn CEU’s…

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A year-end message

Hospice Savannah used to have a tag line for its advertising that read “Adding Life to Days”. Even though we don’t use that tagline much anymore, we certainly still believe it! It is a difficult time of year to make end-of-life decisions, but sometimes  situations are thrust upon us and we need help…Even during the…

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Add a splash of color to your life and support Hospice Savannah!

We are so thankful when grateful family members hold benefits on our behalf! Local painter Ann Lutz  has received Hospice Savannah’s support for seven family members (read her story here). In gratitude for our services she is donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of her colorful work hung in the W Salon. Newly relocated…

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Music and Memory

Many of you have seen the moving U Tube clip of Henry, an elderly non-communicative nursing home patient “coming alive” as he hears music from his favorite artist Cab Calloway playing though headphones.  The clip, which went viral with more than 11 millions views, is taken from the 2012 documentary Alive Inside: A Story of…

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A message from our Hospice House volunteer coordinator

Not every one has the time to go through our extensive volunteer training and volunteer on a regular basis, but hosting a snack drive is an easy and meaningful way for community volunteer groups, Sunday school classes, school groups, etc. to help Hospice Savannah! Our Hospice House volunteers stock a Hospice House Family Kitchen. It’s…

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