The COVID pandemic has presented many challenges for volunteerism globally.

Contributed by Betty Morales, Taylor Casper & Kelly Williams, BBH Volunteer Department As the world changes around us, the Big Bend Hospice Volunteer Department staff has continued to pursue new […]

Transitions Helps Clients Prepare for Hurricane Season

Contributed by Lori M. Finkel This year has brought innumerable challenges and, with the peak of hurricane season upon us, we wanted to ensure Transitions clients are well prepared for […]

Tracey Christian-Griffin

Referral Department Manager The Referral Department is the “first impression” for those contacting BBH, and its staff is among the patient’s biggest advocates.  Tracey Christian-Griffin, Department Manager, leads her team […]

Big Bend Hospice Increases Minimum Wage

by Bill Wertman, BBH CEO Big Bend Hospice (BBH) raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour in the spring of 2020. “Setting a minimum of $15 an hour for […]

We are happy to announce Lisa Baggett as our new Professional Relations Liaison for Wakulla and Taylor counties.

by Cara Brown, BBH Professional Relations Manager Lisa joined Big Bend Hospice thirteen years ago. She was the administrative assistant for the Education Department and was responsible for providing assistance […]

It’s All In The Smile

Kelly Williams, Big Bend Hospice Volunteer Coordinator “Whenever I see BBH’s Sharon Smith, a Hospice Aide on our Coastal Team, she always greets me with a big warm smile. If […]

Betty Morales and Miriette Dorval

To Fully Give of Oneself

article by Betty Morales, BBH Volunteer Coordinator I remember the first time I met Miriette Dorval.  It was during a team meeting held to discuss the care for patients on […]

Patient Throwing Pottery

“Life truly is a gift and we must enjoy every moment we have.”

article by Kelly Williams, BBH Volunteer Coordinator Many remember the comedy “The Bucket List”, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.  Although it was hilarious, it also had a serious side.  After […]

Kathy Elmore

Kathy Elmore, Director of Clinical Care at Big Bend Hospice

She brings 25 years of experience in hospice work. Kathy relocated to Tallahassee from Charlotte, NC., in 2002, and joined Big Bend Hospice as a primary case manager. Leadership comes […]

Hannalore Henderson

Most people don’t sit and ponder…

…the “what if’s” of facing their own mortality. As the surviving spouse left widowed 5 months ago, I speak from experience. We were one of the fortunate couples who had […]