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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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Don’t Wait, Have The Conversation Now.

April 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Don’t Wait, Have The Conversation Now.

A National Healthcare Decisions Day Message from Dr. Cynthia Nehrkorn When eighty-eight year old Mary*, an Avow palliative care patient [...]

Regatta Winners Announced – Avow is Beneficiary

April 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Regatta Winners Announced – Avow is Beneficiary

Gulf Coast Sailing Club’s 40th Annual Charity Regatta Winners Announced America’s Cup Thompson Key Crewmember on Winning Boat  There were [...]

Butterfly Release Honors Memories; Lifts Spirits

April 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Butterfly Release Honors Memories; Lifts Spirits

On March 26, 2016 hundreds joined Avow in Cambier Park to experience an exhibit of live butterflies and to honor loved [...]

Upcoming Events – List View

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    Weekly Grief Support Group

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2016.05.31
    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.

Upcoming Events – Week View

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May 31 - June 06
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    Weekly Grief Support Group

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2016.05.31
    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

    1:30 PM-3:00 PM
    2016.06.01
    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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    Children's Monthly Grief Support Group

    3:30 PM-5:45 PM
    2016.06.02
    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL, United States
    Children and teens who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life have the opportunity to participate in a new monthly support group at Avow. The sessions, led by children’s bereavement counselor Raquel Gonzalez, are designed to give children the opportunity to express feelings, build coping skills and reinforce positive memories of their loved ones in a safe and caring atmosphere. Children will join peers who have also experienced loss to engage in age appropriate discussions and activities.Sessions will be held on the first Thursday of the month.Children age 5 to 11 may attend from 3:30 – 4:30 PMAdolescents and teens age 12 to 17 may join the 4:45 – 5:45 PM offering.Both groups will be held at Ispiri community center on the Avow campus at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane in Naples.There is no fee to participate; signed parental consent is required and may be completed at the first session. Call Raquel Gonzalez at 239-261-4404 for more information.
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    Monthly Grief Support Group - Immokalee

    5:00 PM-6:30 PM
    2016.06.04
    417 North 1st Street, Immokalee, FL, United States
    Support groups in Immokalee are held on a rotating schedule.Sessions are held from 5:00 – 6:30 PM at the Immokalee Branch Library (417 N. First Street, Immokalee).This 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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Honored Veterans

November 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Honored Veterans

Avow Honors Veterans We Honor Veterans... When Veteran James Wilkes was admitted to Avow's hospice program, chaplain Tony Alonzo [...]

Graduation from Hospice is Bittersweet

August 5th, 2015|0 Comments

You might think hearing news that you no longer qualify for hospice care would make your day. However, once you [...]

Helping Mom Go “Her Way”

August 5th, 2015|0 Comments

The following note was shared Cheatham-Judy-Frances-John-Moriahby Judy Cheatham (left in photo). We thank her for giving us the privilege to [...]

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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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