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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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THA Group Supports Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah

August 13, 2014

  The Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah honors the legacy of New York City firefighter Stephen Siller and his 342 FDNY brothers who sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001. The 34-year-old Siller took his final heroic steps as he ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center to help save others. […]

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Volunteers Needed in Beaufort, SC

May 23, 2014

“There is joy in transcending self to serve others.” ~ Mother Theresa THA Group’s Island Hospice is in need of direct patient care volunteers in Beaufort, South Carolina.  These volunteers would sit with patients, providing respite for their caregivers. We are also in need of volunteers who can make a home cooked meal twice a month […]

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Island Hospice Music Therapy [Video]

April 15, 2014

  Music therapists use instrumental and vocal strategies to improve function or facilitate changes that contribute to a patient’s quality of life. Watch how our Music Therapist, Jenna Watkins, makes a difference in the lives of some of our patients!   Video by Betsy Kane.  

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Island Hospice Kicks Off New Volunteer Program

February 19, 2014

  On November 3, 2013, THA Group’s Island Hospice kicked off its new yard care program for patients and caregivers, called the Grasshoppers Program. Under the supervision of Stephen Buttimer, volunteers of all ages brought plants, tools and their spirited attitudes. The children worked just as intensely as the adults. River Street Sweets and Southeast […]

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Halloween 2013 Volunteer Crafts

November 4, 2013

November is Home Health and Hospice Month, a time to celebrate home care and hospice professionals, volunteers and caregivers and the special relationships that they maintain with patients and their family members. November also marks the 10th anniversary of Island Hospice. Volunteers are helping us celebrate by showering patients with homemade holiday gifts. Island Hospice would like to thank […]

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