Virtual Realty Offered To Our Patients!

We were delighted to have Sunday’s  front page Savannah Morning News story about our volunteer Teri Yarbrow, Professor of virtual realty at SCAD, and her exciting work with our patients.. Here is the link, or read the full story below. Our thanks to writer Betty Derby for capturing the concepts so well. Chris Shields just…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Palliative Care or Hospice Service: What’s the Difference?

So many people are afraid of the “H” word! And few understand palliative care. Both provide pain and symptom management but are very different medical specialties. This forty-five minute class clearly outlines the differences between the two and who and how they can help. This class requires membership of the Edel Caregiver Institute. Click here to become…