Looking back …and looking forward

This month I celebrate two decades of working for Hospice Savannah. What an honor and a privilege to work for such an ethical and meaningful organization. Every day I am in awe of the work accomplished by our hands-on caregivers – the certified nursing assistants who bathe and dress our patients, the registered nurses, caring…

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Tree of Light memorial gathering is this Sunday

On the first Sunday of December, the counselors of Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle Grief and Loss Center host a Tree of Light memorial gathering to remember and honor those who have passed on before us. As bereavement professionals, they know how hard it can be for someone to face the upcoming holiday season when they…

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Yoga, Party and Auction this Friday!

Join Kate Doran, owner of Savannah Power Yoga at this Friday’s yoga relay and party on the outdoor patio of our Edel Caregiver Institute, 6000 Business Center Drive. We are excited to have Visiting Angels and Service Brewing Co. as sponsors. There will be a terrific silent auction,  appetizers and adult beverages following the relay…

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Feeling patriotic every day

Ophelia Rodriguez, annual giving specialist for the Hospice Savannah Foundation, and resident of Pooler, volunteers her time to serve as the co-chair of the hospice’s “We Honor Veterans” program. Ophelia, who served dual military in the Active US Army and the US Air Force Reserves, explains,“ ‘We Honor Veterans’ is a national program through the National…

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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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