Supporting Caregivers

Contributed by Fabiola Jean-Charles, Transitions & AmeriCorps Program Manager Caregivers have one of the hardest roles a person can fill, so Transitions, BBH’s pre-hospice program, recently showed their caregivers how much they […]

Volunteer in action

Volunteers Safely Continue to Serve

Contributed by Lisa Baggett, BBH Professional Relations Liaison Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful.” When my grandmother became […]

Ms. Still

How do you celebrate life?

Contributed by Fabiola Jean-Charles “How do you celebrate life?” I asked Ms. Still, a caregiver of one of our Transitions clients. Ms. Still is 80, a cancer survivor, and has […]

A Celebration of my Mother’s Life

Contributed by Wendy Morgan In memory of my mother, Jill Fletcher Pelaez. 4/24/1924 – 7/2/2012 Everything was in place. The tiny kitten played on my mother’s lap as the photographer […]

Liz Dameron

Celebrating Life – Liz Dameron

Contributed by Liz Dameron, Big Bend Hospice Volunteer After teaching mathematics for 40 years (5th grade – college), I retired at the end of September 2015. Since then, I have […]

BBH Social Worker Charles Hyde

Benefits of a Local Non-Profit Hospice

Contributed by Charles Hyde, Big Bend Hospice Social Worker Prior to moving to Tallahassee in 2018, I worked for several years at a large, corporate hospice located in a metropolitan […]


BBH Celebrates Life

Contributed by Lisa Baggett, Big Bend Hospice Professional Relations Liaison At Big Bend Hospice, we understand that life is precious. Our organization celebrates the lives of our patients and families […]

Stephanie Kilham

Volunteering at Big Bend Hospice

Dear Friends, I hope this note finds you as well as can be under the current circumstances.  I wanted to share with you that I am a volunteer for Big […]

Taylor County Volunteer Kimberly Kenney

Kimberly Kenney, Taylor County Volunteer

I hope this note finds you well. I am a volunteer for Big Bend Hospice and wanted to share how volunteering for Big Bend Hospice has been an incredibly rewarding […]

Coping During the Holidays

Coping with Grief During the Holiday Season

Contributed by Wendy Vargo, Big Bend Hospice Grief Support Counselor Missing someone you love is never easy and during special times, such as holidays, it can be particularly difficult. Throughout […]