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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Living in the Light of Death

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Living in the Light of Death

At Ispiri at Avow campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples Thursday, April 27th, 2017 Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Program [...]

Social Worker and Case Manager Appreciation Extravaganza

March 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Social Worker and Case Manager Appreciation Extravaganza

At Avow, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane Thursday, March 30, 2017 | Opens at 4:30 p.m In honor of [...]

Avow Hosting Lenten Soup for the Soul Event on March 22nd

March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Avow Hosting Lenten Soup for the Soul Event on March 22nd

The Ispiri building on Avow's campus will serve as the host site for this week's Lenten Soup for the Soul [...]

Upcoming Events – List View

< 2016 >
February 29 - March 06
  • 29

    Empowered Planning For Peace of Mind

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2016.02.29

    An Advance Directives Workshop

    Monday, February 29, 2016

    3:00 – 4:30 PM

    Ispiri Community Center at Avow

    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

    The session will address:

    • Living wills and healthcare surrogates: who needs them, what they protect, and how to get them in place
    • Smart 911 service and personal notification devices
    • Other helpful resources in the community

    Get a free living will kit and a copy of “My Life Dossier” to organize your personal information such as bank account numbers, passwords, physician information, insurance policy numbers and more.

    No fee to attend. RSVP is requested. To reserve your seat call Lillian Cuevas at 239-261-4404, ext. 3706.

     

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  • 02

    Healthcare Job Fair

    All day
    2016.03.02

    Spring into a new career!

    Healthcare Job Fair

    Wednesday, March 2
    9 AM – 2 PM and 5 PM – 8 PM

    Ispiri Community Center at Avow

    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

    Explore RN, LPN, Home Health Aide and other healthcare positions available at:

    • Avow
    • Home Instead Senior Care
    • Audiology & Hearing Care of SWFL
    • Arc of Life Family Spinal Care
    • Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc.
    • Southwest Florida Estate Planning, PLLC
  • 03

    Children's Monthly Grief Support Group

    3:30 PM-5:45 PM
    2016.03.03
    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL, United States
    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 PM
    Adolescents 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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Upcoming Events – Week View

< 2016 >
February 29 - March 06
  • 29

    Empowered Planning For Peace of Mind

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2016.02.29

    An Advance Directives Workshop

    Monday, February 29, 2016

    3:00 – 4:30 PM

    Ispiri Community Center at Avow

    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

    The session will address:

    • Living wills and healthcare surrogates: who needs them, what they protect, and how to get them in place
    • Smart 911 service and personal notification devices
    • Other helpful resources in the community

    Get a free living will kit and a copy of “My Life Dossier” to organize your personal information such as bank account numbers, passwords, physician information, insurance policy numbers and more.

    No fee to attend. RSVP is requested. To reserve your seat call Lillian Cuevas at 239-261-4404, ext. 3706.

     

  • 01
    No events
  • 02

    Healthcare Job Fair

    All day
    2016.03.02

    Spring into a new career!

    Healthcare Job Fair

    Wednesday, March 2
    9 AM – 2 PM and 5 PM – 8 PM

    Ispiri Community Center at Avow

    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

    Explore RN, LPN, Home Health Aide and other healthcare positions available at:

    • Avow
    • Home Instead Senior Care
    • Audiology & Hearing Care of SWFL
    • Arc of Life Family Spinal Care
    • Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc.
    • Southwest Florida Estate Planning, PLLC
  • 03

    Children's Monthly Grief Support Group

    3:30 PM-5:45 PM
    2016.03.03
    1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL, United States
    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 PM
    Adolescents 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.

  • 04
    No events
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    No events
  • 06
    No events

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 [...]

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