Mama June

Mama June

“Physical pain is easy to treat. Emotional is connected to the heart. And you have to connect with the spirit.” Before Hospice nurse Miriette Dorval had completed her sentence, I knew it captured my family’s experience with end-of-life care… I was sitting with Miriette at a picnic table on the campus of Big Bend Hospice. […]

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 […]

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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