Thankful Thursday

Submitted by Leila McClure,Events Coordinator Assistant “Thank you so much for being a light in our community when it is such a dark place for the family.”  Jodi Gooding wrote […]

Planning to Be Heard

Many people are encouraged to plan “financially” in preparation for a serious illness or death.  But few are encouraged to plan “logistically”. Submitted by Sharon Davidson, Senior Director of Community […]

Baking for a Cause

Submitted by Sharon Davidson, Senior Director of Community Engagement Eva Castillo was named after her great-grandmother, but that isn’t the only thing she shares with her.  She also shares her […]

Big Bend Hospice CEO joins ENHANCE Advisory Board

Submitted by Sharon Davidson, Senior Director of Community Engagement Big Bend Hospice (BBH) is pleased to announce, Bill Wertman, CEO, has been invited to serve on the External Advisory Board […]

Florida Hospice Specialty Plates: In Your Heart, on Your Car

The Hospice Specialty License Plate is a way to show your support for hospice care. When you purchase your Hospice specialty license plate, you are helping ensure that every Floridian […]

Big Bend Hospice looks at 40 Years of Service in the Community

Submitted by Sharon Davidson, CVASenior Director of Community Engagement In February 1983, Elizabeth Dole is sworn in as the first female Secretary of Transportation, Wayne Gretzky sets NHL all-star record […]

Ashley Hall, BBH Music Therapist, wins Emmy!

Congratulations Ashley on your Emmy for your part in the 2021 United Way of the Big Bend commercial. Ashley’s accomplishment and involvement in this project is truly incredible. In addition […]

Coping During the Holidays

from the Big Bend Hospice Bereavement Department The holiday season can be a wonderful time for many. It can also be stressful and demanding. This can be especially true if […]

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.  […]