BBH’s PPOM Program helps patients find Peace of Mind

Submitted by Katie Mandell, Community Engagement Manager A few weeks ago, the community engagement department received a call from a team social worker asking if we could help a patient […]

Ms. Helen and her cat

A NEW APPROACH FOR PET LOVERS

Robotic Animals Provide Companionship for Hospice Patients  Submitted by Lisa Baggett, Community Engagement Coordinator Ms. Helen has always loved animals and as an adult, she always had a wide variety of pets.  […]

Self-Care is Vital: Emotional Self Care

Submitted by Lisa Baggett, Community Engagement Coordinator Do you remember the Seinfeld episode where George’s father, Frank Costanza, tries to keep his cool by yelling “Serenity now! Serenity now!”? The […]

National Grief Awareness Day

Submitted by Kelly Williams, Community Engagement Coordinator National Grief Awareness Day is observed Monday, August 30th.  What do you do when you do not know what to do as it […]

Self-Care is Essential

Submitted by the Big Bend Hospice Bereavement Department Our hospice families are being impacted in ways we never imagined. Grief has been described as a “crisis wrapped inside the Coronavirus […]

Welcome Gabriella Gallardo and Deja Taylor, our Fall 2021 Transitions Social Work Interns

I am a clinical, advanced-standing student in the Master of Social Work program at Florida State University. I received my BSW at Florida A&M University in 2020. I love exploring […]

Angels of Comfort

Special from the Jefferson County Journal The Hospice Volunteer knocked on the door of her patient’s home. The door was opened by a woman in her 60’s dressed to face […]

2021 Heart of Hospice Winners

Submitted by Katie Mandell, Community Engagement Department Manager At Big Bend Hospice, we value all Volunteers and the time they serve. For us, it’s about respecting each individual and what […]

15 Things Veterans want you to know.

During this holiday, Derrick Sykes, our new BBH Veterans Liaison, would like to share 15 Things Veterans want you to know. In a market and research survey commissioned by the […]

Big Bend Hospice Honors Sergeant Braswell

Submitted by Derrick Sykes, Big Bend Hospice Veteran Liaison Sergeant First Class Tom M. Braswell, Jr., was honored with a valor ceremony by the Big Bend Hospice Valor Team on […]