Recent News Coverage Highlights
Dr. Kathleen Benton and Hospice Savannah are featured as an expert and a founding member of the newly-formed Southern Care Collaborative in an article discussing the future of non-profit hospices in Hospice News online on May 31, 2022.
Hospice Savannah’s first annual Story Conference was profiled in the Nieman Storyboard, a digital publication of the Nieman Foundation of Harvard University on May 12, 2022.
Bunny Ware, of Bunny in the City and WSAV, captured the fun of our annual We Remember Mama luncheon, to support the Story Keeping program of Hospice Savannah, on Friday, May 6th, 2022.
The Edel Caregiver Institute, and the importance of caregiver support, was featured in the Being Patient digital newsletter on April 18, 2022.
WTOC highlighted the partnership between Hospice Savannah’s Institute For Story and the Savannah Philharmonic, for the Story Under the Stars event, on Sunday, April 24th, 2022. The event kicks-off the Institute’s first annual Story Conference: Reinvented Through the Power & Science of Story.
WSAV’s morning show, The Bridge, ran a feature on the upcoming Institute For Story conference, Reinvented Through the Science & Power of Story, which benefits Hospice Savannah’s Story Keeping program. April 4, 2022.
WSAV’s morning show, The Bridge, ran a feature on Camp Aloha, Hospice Savannah’s grief camp serving children 6-17, and its 25th year this year. April 4, 2022.
Simply Savannah Marketing and Ardsley Station selected Hospice Savannah to be their charity beneficiary for the February 2022 Sips at the Station event. WSAV was there to capture the fun! Feb. 15, 2022.
Dr. Kathleen Benton, Hospice Savannah’s CEO, was a speaker at the Pontifical Academy for Life International Conference. Her participation was noted in the Malaysian Herald Online edition. Feb. 9, 2022
Our 30th Annual Tree of Light Memorial Ceremony was featured on WTOC. Dec. 5, 2021.
One of our Cause For Celebration parties, hosted by Port Town Collective to benefit the VR Immersive Therapy program, was featured on the WSAV website. Oct. 31, 2021
Dr. Kathleen Benton, Hospice Savannah’s CEO, was honored as a 2021 Savannah Tech Community STAR at their awards banquet on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. Read the press release here.
Hospice Savannah’s board sponsored Summer Nights party, Saints & Sinners: On the Half Shell and Shelley Smith, the talented artist behind the fundraiser, were featured in an article in the Savannah Morning News. September 21, 2021. And on WSAV on October 10, 2021.
The VR Immersive Therapy program, in partnership with Prof. Teri Yarbrow and SCAD, was one of two programs highlighted on digital news site, Hypepotamus. August 4, 2021.
Hospice Savannah’s innovative partnership with SCAD for our Immersive VR Therapy program was featured on The Bridge. July 15, 2021
Hospice Savannah was featured in a Hospice News article about the development of community partnerships during the COVID-19 pandemic. June 9, 2021.
The partnership that Hospice Savannah has with Prof. Teri Yarbrow and SCAD for our Virtual Reality program was one of two that was featured on the Hospice News website on June 8, 2021.
Dr. Kathleen Benton, President & CEO of Hospice Savannah, explains the role of caregivers and how COVID-19 has impacted the hospice industry on Savannah CEO‘s daily digital newsletter for June 7, 2021.
Hospice Savannah’s CEO, Dr. Kathleen Benton, was featured on Meg Pekarske’s Hospice Innovators podcast (E39, June 2, 2021). Listen here.
WSAV featured a story about the Back To Before event, in partnership with the Savannah VOICE Festival, on its broadcast on May 16, 2021. Watch here.
Hospice News recognized Hospice Savannah’s efforts to vaccinate the homebound in an article on their website. Read it here. May 13, 2021
Connect Savannah recently highlighted the partnership between Hospice Savannah and the Savannah VOICE Festival, including an upcoming live performance in the HIPU courtyard to benefit Hospice Savannah. Read the story here. May 12, 2021.
Local media coverage about Hospice Savannah’s community COVID-19 vaccination clinics from the Savannah Morning News, April 14, 2021, and the Savannah Business Journal, on April 14, 2021. On WTOC on April 22, 2021. On WJCL on April 26, 2021. On WSAV on April 28, 2021.
All Events website announced the visit of the Forsyth Farmer’s Market’s Farm Truck 912 to the Hospice Savannah campus, as Hospice Savannah encourages healthy eating habits for its staff, patients, families, and the general community.
Broadway World highlighted the collaboration of Hospice Savannah and the Savannah VOICE Festival, announcing an upcoming virtual event in honor of Earth Day, on April 9, 2021.
Local television station, WTGS, helped to encourage area citizens to utilize the downtown Hospice Savannah Vaccine Clinic, on April 7, 2021.
WTOC broadcast live from our Vaccine Clinic on April 7, 2021. View a recording here.
Hospice Savannah’s efforts to vaccinate homebound seniors was featured in a story on WTOC on March 30, 2021.
Local media coverage regarding Hospice Savannah’s new vaccine clinic location in the historic district from WTOC. March 29, 2021.
Gov. Brian Kemp shared a story from a recent Hospice Savannah Vaccine clinic patient in his March 23rd, 2021 Press Conference. View here.
Local media coverage about Hospice Savannah’s Single Dose Vaccine clinic from WJCL. March 2021.
WSAV story about Hospice Savannah’s efforts to vaccinate public school system staff and teachers. March 2021.
Local media coverage about Hospice Savannah being a COVID-19 Vaccination Site from Savannah Morning News. March 2021.
Recognition from Hospice News on Hospice Savannah’s Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics on its website and digital newsletter. February 4, 2021.
Local coverage from Savannah Morning News about Hospice Savannah’s Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics. February 2021 Savannah Morning News
Coverage promoting the 2020 Tree of Light memorial gathering, December 2020. WTOC Community Champion
Hospice Savannah President/CEO, Dr. Kathleen Benton, recently presented at an international healthcare summit. December 2020. SavannahCEO
Our CEO selected as one of Savannah Magazine’s New Guard 2020. November 2020 Savannah Magazine
Virtual Reality collaboration with students from SCAD‘s “VR for Good” class. September 2020 Redshfit by Autodesk article, July 2020 Savannah Morning News story, July 2020 Hospice News article, July 2020 WTOC News story.
COVID-19 Isolation Wing at Hospice Inpatient Unit. April 2020 WSAV News story, April 2020 Hospice News article, May 2020 Savannah Morning News article. May 2020 AARP article on our response to Coronavirus
Full Circle’s Grief Support & Edel Caregiver Institute’s Help Continue During Pandemic. April 2020 Fox 28 Media story.
Edel Caregiver Institute Phone App for Caregivers & Patients. November 2019 Savannah Morning News article.
Hospice Savannah’s 40th Anniversary Celebration article and pictures. October 2019 Savannah Morning News “Bunny in the City”
“Find the Right Support For Your Progressive Illness” article by Dr. Kathleen Benton. September 2019 Savannah Morning News
Introducing Dr. Kathleen Benton as Hospice Savannah’s CEO. Summer 2019 Chatham County Living Magazine article (pages 56-64)