the official blog of big bend hospice

Blog

Transitions photo

Transitions offers free support to people with a life-limiting illness and their caregivers

When Mary Still’s husband Albert started showing signs of dementia, she knew she could no longer leave him at home alone. Albert has...

Candles

Big Bend Hospice offers grief support during holidays

The holidays are a time of joy but can cause worry, sadness and confusion for individuals experiencing grief. Feelings of sorrow and loss can seem...

Portrait marshal betsy rgb-2

Marshal’s Story

I wish you could have known my brave boy Marshal. Like most teenage boys, he could be unpredictable. He didn’t have a filter...

Miss-norma-and-family

A Dose of Joy!

October is a busy month for health awareness. Breast cancer awareness is but one of many important concerns, including dental hygiene, physical therapy, and world...

Miss norma 2-2

DRIVING MISS NORMA

‘DRIVING MISS NORMA’ AUTHORS SHARE THEIR STORY IN TALLAHASSEE Free event celebrates Big Bend Hospice and Aging with Dignity anniversaries When 90-year-old Norma...

Palm trees

Lessons from Hurricane Michael

I am a native Floridian and grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. The only hurricane I remember from my childhood is Hurricane Dora, when I was...

Hurricane michael

Big Bend Hospice - Hurricane Michael

UPDATE: Big Bend Hospice will reopen with normal business hours tomorrow morning, October 12, 2018. We want to say a huge thank you to our incredible staff...

213204 5day cone no line and wind

Hurricane Michael Preparedness

With Hurricane Michael approaching Florida's Big Bend, Big Bend Hospice urges everyone to stay informed and prepare for inclement weather. Below are resources that...