Being A Caregiver During A Pandemic
Caring for a loved one with a disability, illness or dementia is stressful at the best of times. Right now, that stress is amplified. Watch as Jill, our Edel Caregiver Institute's coordinator, explains how we can provide free resources, help and companionship - at no charge - to anyone in our community. (Virtual Dementia Caregiver support group is tomorrow, Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m.)

The Edel Caregiver Institute: Self-Care for Caregivers During COVID-19

Partnering With SCAD To Offer V.R. Experiences
How fortunate are we to have SCAD Professor of Immersive Reality, Teri Yarbrow as a Hospice Savannah volunteer? A self-proclaimed Virtual Reality 'Evangelist', Teri teaches a class called V.R. for Good where students create V.R. experiences for our patients.

Teri would like to build a whole 'pharmacy' of V.R. offerings to help manage pain and anxiety and to provide "bucket-list" trips. Read more in this recent explanatory article from Hospice News.
Our First-Ever Virtual Board-Hosted 
Summer Night Party & Auction!
Save-the-Date for a fun, fast paced virtual party on Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 p.mwith proceeds supporting the vital Healing Arts of Music & MassageTherapy. 

Our auction goes live September 16. Be sure to follow Hospice Savannah on Facebook as we start to roll out some of our items - including this fabulous trip to Alaska with a 3-year window, personal planning concierge and no black-out dates!
Grief During The Time Of COVID
Betsy Kammerud, our skilled and compassionate Full Circle Grief and Loss manager, recently collaborated with Amy Paige Condon, editor of the Savannah Morning News' Beacon project. Listen to the July 24 edition of The Commute podcast as they discuss how we cope with bereavement while also processing the additional losses and stresses brought on by the pandemic.  
Reach Full Circle's counselors at 912.303.9442 for information on virtual individual and group support.
Meet Mya

Certified Nursing Assistant Mya has been with us for 26 years (!) and was recently recognized as an 'Honored Caregiver' by a family grateful for her care. Always friendly and outgoing, Mya says,"I am so thankful to God for letting me stay in a career where I get to bless people and be blessed also." Read more about honoring a team member through our Grateful Family Program at this link.

Thanks to Mark Eller of Country Financial for stopping by our Hospice Inpatient Unit with a generous check last Friday. Mark is pictured with our VP of Development & Community Services, Jamey Espina(R). We appreciate our community's support!

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