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MeMa’s Babies Mission: A Help for Those with Alzheimer’s

July 28, 2015

The daughters of a former Island Hospice patient, moved by how positively their mother responded to being given a baby doll, formed a nonprofit to collect money to purchase dolls for Alzheimer’s patients at Oxton Place, an assisted living facility in Savannah, Georgia. Two of our Island Hospice employees, Debbie Feliciano, RN, and Ken Sharpe, Spiritual Counselor, got involved […]

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What Is It Like to Have Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease?

May 21, 2015

Every 4 seconds someone in the world is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. This video takes you through a day in the life of a person who is suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. From waking up in the morning and not knowing where you are, to possibly never recognizing anyone that is helping you, the confusion, stress, and […]

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How Medicare Covers In-Home Health Care

April 7, 2015

Medicare covers up to 28 hours a week of in-home health care for beneficiaries who meet specific requirements: To be covered for in-home health care, Medicare requires that you be “homebound.” This does NOT mean that you have to be “bed bound.”  This means that it must be extremely difficult for you to leave your […]

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Savannah Mayor Toasts THA Group’s 20th Year in Business

March 23, 2015

  Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson toasted THA Group, along with other businesses celebrating their 20th year (including Cora Bett Thomas, who serves on THA Group’s Island Hospice Board of Directors), at Marjorie Young’s 20th Business Anniversary Celebration on March 19, 2015. Congratulations to Ellen Bolch and THA Group, for providing 20 years of “Health Care. For […]

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Dr. Thomas Smith Urges Facing Death to Improve Life

February 3, 2015

  Dr. Thomas Smith, Director of Palliative Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, will be giving a free educational lecture on Friday, February 6, 2015 at Memorial University Medical Center.  He urges “anybody who is at risk for having a serious illness and/or dying sometime in this life” to attend. Read more about Dr. Smith’s vision […]

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November Is Home and Hospice Care Month

November 7, 2014

November is Home and Hospice Care Month – set aside to honor those who attend to the in-home health, hospice and community-based care needs of citizens in the comfort and privacy of their homes. Home care describes a wide variety of health and health related services provided in a home setting to sustain, maintain or […]

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