Brooke’s Story

With your support, Brooke is learning how to cope with grief and trauma When you meet Brooke Moore, it’s easy to forget that she hasn’t always been free to be a kid. Her dark brown eyes glint as she announces that she’s a hugger and throws an arm around your neck. She pulls a smartphone […]

Richard and Herb’s Story

There are some things that only Big Bend Hospice can do, that only Big Bend Hospice cares enough to do. We learned this when our dads – Dr. Richard P. Lamb and Herbert W. Chandler – spent their final days at Margaret Z. Dozier Hospice House. We are honored to write you this letter and […]

Big Bend Hospice Inc. Board Appoints Bill Wertman as CEO

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, (Jan. 17, 2020) — The Big Bend Hospice Inc. Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Bill Wertman as CEO of the nonprofit Hospice serving eight counties. Wertman assumes responsibility for daily operations, which include delivery of care to patients and families in their homes and at Margaret Z. Dozier Hospice House, […]

‘A friend to all of us,’ Big Bend Hospice CEO Cathy Adkison dies after long illness

It is with profound sadness that Big Bend Hospice shares that our leader, colleague, and friend, Cathy Adkison died on Thursday, Dec. 12, following a long illness. She was surrounded by her loved ones and by the hope that Hospice inspires for patients and families in their greatest time of need. “Cathy led from the […]

Marshal’s Story

By: Guest Post I wish you could have known my brave boy Marshal. Like most teenage boys, he could be unpredictable. He didn’t have a filter and would say things like, “Whoa, what did you do to your hair?” But Marshal was tenderhearted. One of his final acts was to make sure I received flowers […]

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