You matter. Avow cares.

When illness, death, grief and loss touch your life, or the life of someone close to you, you need loving care and professional guidance to get through. Here in southwest Florida, Avow is that source of expert care.

We compassionately serve those who are:

  • Living with chronic, serious or terminal illness
  • Caring for a frail senior or someone who is seriously ill
  • Grieving any loss: a family member, friend, coworker, fellow student or pet

Avow was founded by area residents in 1983 as a not-for-profit hospice. Today, Avow is one of the area’s premier health care providers with programs of support for everyone in southwest Florida from newborns to our most senior citizens.

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the people who touch our lives, to say "thank you" for the [...]

Be Part of Giving Tuesday!

November 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Be Part of Giving Tuesday!

Join the global giving community for #GivingTuesday 2016 on November 29. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving [...]

November is National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

November 1st, 2016|Comments Off on November is National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

Hospice & Palliative Care Helps Patients and Families Focus on Quality of Life  Through Compassionate Care and Loving Support, Avow Brings [...]

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    Caregiver Support Groups - Naples

    1:00 PM-2:30 PM
    2016.12.06
    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL, United States
    71359377[1]Avow offers caregiver support groups for those caring for a loved one who is seriously ill. The group is open to anyone in the community; neither the caregiver nor the patient needs to be associated with Avow's hospice or palliative care services. Attendees may be parents, spouses, children or friends of people suffering from cancer, dementia, heart disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke, frailty or any other condition.Groups are offered on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Tuesday of each month at Ispiri on the Avow campus at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples from 1:00 - 2:30 PM.

    Weekly Grief Support Group - Tuesdays

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2016.12.06
    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL, United States
    Every Tuesday 6:00 - 7:30 PMIspiri community center on the Avow campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, NaplesThis group is open to any adult in the community who has experienced a loss of any kind. The group is most helpful for those who have experienced a loss within the past year.
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    Weekly Grief Support Group - Wednesdays

    1:30 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.12.07
    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL, United States
    Every Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 PMIspiri community center on the Avow campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, NaplesThis group is open to any adult in the community who has experienced a loss of any kind. The group is most helpful for those who have experienced a loss within the past year.
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    Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group

    5:15 PM-6:45 PM
    2016.12.08
    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL, United States
    Sad couple, mourning coupleAvow and Grieving Together (formerly SHARE) offer a specialized grief support group to help individuals and families who have experienced the loss of a child at any point during pregnancy or during the first year of life. At the session participants will have the opportunity to talk about their loss, receive validation and acknowledgment of their experience, and learn coping skills to help with healing. No fee to attend.

    2nd Thursday of the Month5:15 PM - 6:45 PM at Ispiri on the Avow campus in Naples

    Direct questions to group co-facilitators: Loren Whipple, Avow Bereavement Coordinator 239-261-4404, ext. 3693Anne Marie Randall, Grieving Together 239-298-9725

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Palliative Care Changed My Quality of Life

November 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Palliative Care Changed My Quality of Life

When four-time cancer survivor Janice Feenstra was diagnosed with an incurable, but treatable cancer, she was hopeful and ready to [...]

At Group We Listen, Acknowledge and Learn From Each Other

November 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on At Group We Listen, Acknowledge and Learn From Each Other

Connie Hill was apprehensive to attend her first grief support group, but she's very thankful she did. Avow's bereavement counselor [...]

They Cared for Dad and Showed Concern for Me Too.

November 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on They Cared for Dad and Showed Concern for Me Too.

While sitting vigil at his father's bedside at Avow's Frances Georgeson Hospice House, Chris Farrugia observed nurses speaking warmly and [...]

Avow Cares. You Make the Difference.

HELP SUPPORT OUR MISSION

Our grief support programs and portions of our hospice and palliative care services are made possible thanks to generous contributions from our individuals like you. Generosity brings comfort and care to thousands of people each year and inspires Avow to grow and enhance its spectrum of care.

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