Hospice of the Golden Isles Looking for Volunteers

Hospice of the Golden Isles, the hometown hospice for Glynn, CamdenMcIntoshBrantley, and Charlton counties, is looking for volunteers to help make a difference and improve the quality of life for people in the community.  Volunteers are diverse and special members of the community, offering companionship and a listening ear to patients and family members, assist with administrative work or provide support at fundraising events, there is a volunteer opportunity for everyone.

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What Is Hospice Care?

what is hospice care  

The value of hospice care is – quite simply – invaluable to patients and their families. And, because there is such a general misunderstanding of what hospice care is and how it’s structured, patients and families often miss out on months – or even years – of support that they would have had access to otherwise.

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tips for choosing a hospice care provider

Tips For Choosing A Hospice Care Provider

Hospice is an incredible service provided at any desired, qualified location – hospital, nursing home, assisted living community, the comfort of your own home, a dedicated hospice house, etc. While the medical and comfort services offered by hospice care providers are fairly universal from agency to agency, the accompanying services may vary.

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5 signs you may need grief support

5 Signs You May Need Grief Support

“Grief and love are sisters, woven together from the beginning. Their kinship reminds us that there is no love that does not contain loss and no loss that is not a reminder of the love we carry for what we once held close.” – Francis Weller (The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief)

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what to ask your hospice provider during covid 19

What To Ask Your Hospice Provider During COVID-19

One of the things that makes hospice so special is the ability to customize the level of services to a client’s needs and wants. The current pandemic has challenged all of us in the hospice and palliative care realm as we work to balance CDC and other health guidelines with our clients’ differing levels of need for human contact with care providers.

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Grieving From Six Feet Away

The following contribution is from Hospice of the Golden Isles’ Bereavement Coordinator, Whitney Bounds, LMSW

COVID-19. Social isolation. Grocery stores full of mask-donning Americans staying 6 feet apart from one other. No social gatherings, including funerals, memorial services, and celebration of life parties. Anxiety, mixed feelings and emotions. Panic.

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National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, 2020

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“National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is a nationwide initiative that encourages adults of all ages to plan ahead of a health crisis. When we make health decisions ahead of time and put those wishes in writing, we bring peace of mind to our families. We enable givers to advocate for us when we are unable to do so for ourselves. We are more likely to avoid the difficult situations that are so common when we become seriously ill and our loved ones are left to guess what we would have wanted.”

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Hospice of the Golden Isles is Celebrating 40 Years!

Hospice of the Golden Isles is honored to have served Southeast Coastal Georgia since 1980!

In 2020, we are celebrating 40 years of providing expert and compassionate hospice care across five counties (Glynn, McIntosh, Camden, Brantley, and Charlton) in your home or our Hospice House.  Hospice care is provided wherever you call home. We care for our patients in private residences, in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Facilities, and in our Residential Facility or Hospice House.

Stay tuned for anniversary activities and celebratory events throughout the year! 

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912.265.4735 | toll-free at 866.275.6801
1692 Glynco Parkway | Brunswick, GA 31525
501(c)(3) non-profit organization | License #GA063007H
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Copyright ©2020 Hospice of the Golden Isles.
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