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This is the final week to consider becoming a sponsor for our 40th Anniversary Celebration scheduled for Wednesday, September 25 at the Landings' Plantation Club.   Full details are at this link.  Sponsorships support our life enriching programs and services, ensuring their continuance for the next 40 years!

We look forward to celebrating with our friends and supporters whilst also thanking Fran and Mryon Kaminsky for their faithful support during the past four decades.
Mini Horses Visit Hospice House
 
Cuteness overload is happening at Hospice House... We are so pleased to welcome Julie Mayville of Minis2Love as our newest pet therapy volunteer. Mini horses, Huckleberry (pictured) and Midnight, offer loving companionship to our patients and elicit countless 'oohh's' and 'aahh's' from our staff!
Heavenly Voices

Hospice Savannah is delighed to partner with The Savannah VOICE Festival  which brings over 100 artists to Savannah between August 3 and 25 for a jam-packed schedule of opera, musical theater and song.  The perfomers' music has been filling both our Demere Center and  Hospice House  - delighting clients, patients and employees alike! We hope you will attend a concert or show during their 2019 season. As the only hospice with a full-time certified music therapist, we appreciate the partnership and understand the power of music to comfort, inspire, and heal!
Palliative Care Explained In Under One Minute!
Hospice Savannah | A Minute with Kathleen:

Literally take less than a minute to understand how palliative care can help you, your friends and family members LONG before hospice may or may not be needed. Our Steward Center for Palliative Care helps improve quality of life for those with a serious, progressive illness. 
Two Golf Tournaments
 
It's almost time for the 16th Annual  Robbie Smith Golf Outing  at the Club at Savannah Harbor on Saturday, August 10. A month later, the  Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament presented by USI Insurance Services will be at the Landings Club's Plantation course on Friday, September 6. Sponsorship and registration information is at this link, or you may reach our Foundation's Ophelia Rodriguez at 912.629.1027 about playing in either event. Ladies' teams are encouraged!
Take The Test: Are YOU Burned Out?
  
A June 9 Washington Post  article   posits, "Compassion Fatigue hits not only professional caregivers. Other people get it, too." At the end of the article is a link to the Professional Quality of Life Scale  - a test "considered the gold standard in helping diagnose compassion fatigue."

The Edel Caregiver Insitute is your free community resource to help you care for yourself while caring for your loved one. Simply call us at 912.629.1331 for a one-on-one discussion about your own caregiving situation. You will be glad you did.
Like Yoga And/Or Beer?!

Mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Yoga Relay and Silent Auction to support family caregivers on Friday, September 20 at Service Brewing Company .  Kate Doran and her staff at Savannah Power Yoga and SPRY Mind & Body are again raising funds for our Edel Caregiver Insitute. This fun event is for folks of all fitness levels (truly!) and full details are available at this link.