Easy ways to support Hospice Savannah!

Support Hospice Savannah each time you shop at Kroger! If you have helped us in this way in the past, please note that each shopper is required to re-enroll his or her Kroger Plus Card on an annual basis. Re-enrollment began September 1, 2015 – please take a minute to sign up or re-enroll so…

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Family Grief Camp this Saturday!

It’s not too late to register for the Camp Aloha Family Day Camp to be held this Saturday, August 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bereavement counselors and trained volunteers will provide a day of therapeutic fun and group process to help the entire family cope with the death of a loved one. Camp…

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Costs of Caregiving Rival Wal-mart sales

Read this CNBC piece which reveals that family caregiving takes its toll-not just on families, but on the economy. In 2013, an estimated 40 million family caregivers provided $470 billion in unpaid care, according to a new study from AARP. Hospice Savannah hopes to alleviate some of the stresses of caregiving through classes and support…

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Happy Independence Day!

Hospice Savannah recognizes our patients who are veterans with a Pinning Ceremony conducted by a fellow member from their branch of the armed services. It is our hope and goal that our veterans know we appreciate them and the sacrifices they made to maintain the freedoms that we hold so dear. Find out more about…

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Happy 36th birthday!

36 years ago today, Hospice Savannah was incorporated as a not-for-profit community organization… Click here to watch as our founding volunteers talk about how all it started… On our 30th anniversary our storykeeper Dottie Kluttz interviewed Ann Stewart, Sally Mandel, Martha Faye, Pat Persse and Dr. David Tanner. They reflected on the the community enthusiasm and…

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Coming soon! Demere Center for Living

The Demere Center for Living  is almost ready! Located off Chatham Parkway at 6000 Business Center Drive, the final touches are being added and landscaping and signage is coming soon. The result of a $3 million community capital campaign, the Center will house the community programming offered by our not-for-profit hospice:  The Steward Center for…

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Savannah Arts Academy donation

Students from the Savannah Arts Academy have donated a portion of  proceeds from their 2015  Junk 2 Funk fashion shows to Hospice Savannah.  Held in late January, the highly anticipated 7th annual event had an “Insectum” theme and featured insect-inspired designs made from recycled and reclaimed materials. Junk 2 Funk co-founders, teachers Trellis Payne, artistic…

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What party will YOU have?

As we prepare for our Summer Nights parties, we will highlight some of our hosts. This week we feature Mindy Yates, Director of Hospice House. What party will you have? My husband Bill and I are planning a cookout at our home (but we’ll eat inside!) Does your party have a special feature? Yes, we are…

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Congressional Gold Medal awarded to our patient, Mrs. Amelia R. Jones

95-year old Mrs. Amelia Robinson Jones was born on Daufuskie Island in 1919. After graduation from Georgia State she enlisted at Savannah’s Hunter Army Airfield in 1943 joining the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps. As a participant in our We Honor Veterans initiative, Mrs. Jones learned of her qualification as a Tuskegee Airman during her Honor…

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