Avow Honors Veterans We Honor Veterans... When Veteran James Wilkes was admitted to Avow's hospice program, chaplain Tony Alonzo presented James with a special blanket donning the insignia of the military branch in which the he served. Mr. Wilkes also received a special pin and certificate which is formally presented. Shown here, Brenda and James Wilkes and Avow chaplain Tony Alonzo.
You might think hearing news that you no longer qualify for hospice care would make your day. However, once you and your family experience the compassionate care and support of hospice, you might not want to give it up! To qualify for the Medicare hospice benefit, patients must be certified by their physicians as having a life expectancy of six months or less and, while in the program, show progressive decline in their condition. When a patient chooses hospice care, [...]
The following note was shared Cheatham-Judy-Frances-John-Moriahby Judy Cheatham (left in photo). We thank her for giving us the privilege to care for her loving mother. “Avow hospice assisted with my mom’s care for approximately 5 months before she passed away. Everyone I came in contact with was kind, patient and professional. You assisted Mom to go through her dying process “her way” and I thank you.”
Sometimes we at Avow must take care of our own. The following note was shared with Avow by the Director of our Inpatient Facility (The Frances Georgeson Hospice House)… “Avow cared for me and my family in so many ways. The care that my Dad received was world class as I expected. However, the care and support given to me and my family was humbling. From the food to the flowers to the hugs, we felt cared for. My favorite memory of [...]