Helping You Care for Your Loved Ones

Caring for a family member or friend can be especially rewarding and life changing. The support of hospice and caregiver services can be a major relief.

Our care and support can help bring comfort when your loved one is reaching the final stages of an illness. Guiding you with expertise and compassion, we assist you in managing hands-on care, help you cope with the changes and emotions in your family and connect you to resources and other caregivers for support.

It is never too soon to reach out for help for you and your family. You are not giving up. You are choosing comfort.

Hospice Care

Hospice care provides medical, emotional, spiritual and volunteer support for patients and families during the last six months of an illness. It also includes 13 months of bereavement support for families following their loved ones’ deaths. Our hospice teams are available 24/7 for assistance. Call (727) 467-7423 for enrollment.

Illness Counseling

One-on-one counseling supports anyone in the community adjusting to a new diagnosis or prognosis or living with a serious illness. Call (727) 523-3451 to schedule an appointment and discuss counseling fees or group support offerings.

Telephone Support

Check-in calls from specially-trained volunteers ensure hospice patients and their local or long-distance family members have the information and support they need. Additional volunteers always are welcome. Call (727) 467-7423 for enrollment or (727) 523-3440 for volunteer opportunities.

Caregiver Education and Training

Hands-on care instruction boosts the confidence and skills of families caring for hospice patients. Call (727) 467-7423 for enrollment.

Resources

Support for hospice patients and families in need may include items from our food pantry and resale shoppes, holiday gifts, blankets and other essential items donated by our community. Other services available to the entire community include our community libraries and Empath Choices for Care advance care planning services. To make a donation, call (727) 523-2441.

Pet Peace of Mind

Care and assistance for beloved pets of hospice patients and families may be available upon request. Call (727) 467-7423 for enrollment.

Caregiver Coffee Breaks

Informal support groups help anyone in the community caring for a family member or friend. Groups are guided by counselors and held throughout the year at our community service centers and other local locations. Information, tips, stories and refreshments are shared and no reservations are needed. Visit our calendar for a listing.

Contact Us Today

To learn more about enrollment or services, call us at (727) 467-7423.