Congratulations Ginger, NHPCO Volunteer of the Year!

Big Bend Hospice Volunteer, Ginger Wheeler, was recognized as the 2020 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Patient-Family Volunteer of the Year. This award is given to volunteers who best […]

Michael Eurich selected for a second term on NHPCO’s Legislative Affairs Committee

Michael Eurich, Senior Director of Strategy, Policy, & Innovation for Big Bend Hospice, has been selected to serve on the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s (NHPCO) Legislative Affairs Committee […]

Big Bend Hospice Honors Veterans

Although Leon County’s annual Veterans Day parade was canceled due to COVID-19, Big Bend Hospice found a unique way to honor local heroes who served to protect our freedoms. On […]

Tinu Agboola’s dream…

Tinu Agboola’s dream was always to become a nurse since her younger days in Nigeria, West Africa. “I first saw the need for nursing while living in Nigeria. There is […]

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 […]