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Combating Mask Fatigue: Breathing Guidelines

As we continue our Commitment to Safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, we offer these breathing techniques and guidelines from PN Medical. In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, we know how important wearing a mask is (whether you choose to wear a surgical mask or a cloth mask). Face coverings reduce the spray of […]

Crocheted Creations

Tracey Pitts and members of the Comfort Care crochet group of Brewton have found a unique way to give back to the community. Creating over 200 “extend­ers,” for masks, the group has tirelessly worked to provide a useful tool for the community. Read the full story here. Call us toll free at (877) 231-0321 to […]
June 19, 2020

Our Commitment to Safety

Comfort Care Hospice cares about the safety and well-being of our patients, their families, our referral partners, and employees. We have implemented the following practices to ensure everyone’s safety. Download the full poster here.   Our social workers and chaplains are available by phone to provide emotional and spiritual support during this stressful time. Please […]
June 9, 2020

Sending Comfort Care

2020. This year has already shown us many of life’s challenges but has also brought us together in beautiful ways: time at home with loved ones, learning new skills, and being there for those who need us. However, many seniors and families are still unable to share a hug or visit area nursing homes due […]
May 14, 2020

We Honor Veterans Highest Level National Recognition Comfort Care Hospice of Fairhope

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2020   Comfort Care Coastal Hospice of Baldwin Reaches Highest Level of National Recognition for Dedication to Veterans Comfort Care Hospice, LLC.  delivers Veteran-centric care to 59 counties in the State of Alabama directly or through its affiliate Comfort Care Coastal Hospice, LLC.   (Pelham, AL.) – Comfort Care Hospice, […]
May 8, 2020

We Honor Veterans Highest Level National Recognition Comfort Care Hospice of Andalusia

For Immediate Release: May 7, 2020   Comfort Care Hospice of Andalusia is First Hospice in Alabama to Reach Highest Level of National Recognition for Dedication to Veterans Comfort Care Hospice, LLC.  delivers Veteran-centric care to 59 counties in the State of Alabama directly or through its affiliate Comfort Care Coastal Hospice, LLC.   (Pelham, […]
April 16, 2019

Comfort Care Hospice of Middle Tennessee, LLC Announces Acquisition of NorthCrest Hospice

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Comfort Care Hospice of Middle Tennessee, LLC Announces Acquisition of NorthCrest Hospice PELHAM, AL—Comfort Care Hospice, LLC. announced today, April 15, 2019, that it has completed the acquisition of Springfield, TN-based NorthCrest Hospice expanding Comfort Care’s hospice service area to the following Middle Tennessee counties: Cheatham, Davidson, Montgomery, Robertson and Sumner. […]
August 3, 2018

Premier Performers

August 2, 2018 To: Staff, Volunteers and Friends of Comfort Care Hospice We are gathered here tonight to celebrate national recognition of Comfort Care Hospice of Andalusia as “Premier Performers” in patient satisfaction. This is based on surveys returned by families and caregivers of patients we served during 2017. These surveys were returned to Strategic […]
May 21, 2018

How To Make A Nurse Cry

by:  S. Craig Greer, M.Div For the last 18 years I have worked in hospice and I have a running joke – I know how to make a nurse cry.  Actually, it’s no joke. All I have to do is look a nurse in the eye, pause for a moment and ask, “How are you?”  […]
May 15, 2018

A Personal Journey

by:  S. Craig Greer, M.Div When I was 13 my oldest brother was killed by a drunk driver. He was 22 years old and just started a career as editor of a small daily newspaper in Sweetwater, Texas.  He and his girlfriend were returning home from a movie and a car driving on the wrong […]
May 10, 2018

Releasing the Past: Healing Soul Injury

by:  S. Craig Greer, M.Div In 2001 the movie Pearl Harbor was released. During the time leading up to its release and afterwards, World War II veterans began opening up, many for the first time, about what they experienced. For 50 years they kept these stories to themselves carrying the weight alone. For many it […]
May 2, 2018

Understanding Soul Injury

by:  S. Craig Greer, M.Div Every day, every event, every moment in life is part of a physical, emotional and spiritual journey.  As with any journey there are mountains, obstacles, bumps and bruises we accumulate along the way.  For most of us, there are also the more dramatic events, that can be harrowing, life changing. […]

Free Soul Injury Workshop May 22nd at Canterbury United Methodist Church

For Immediate Release: Contact: Craig Greer cgreer@comfortcarehospice.org 205.663.6887 Free Soul Injury Workshop May 22nd at Canterbury United Methodist Church Birmingham, AL – Any exposure to trauma or prolonged grief can lead to post-traumatic stress, but it can also cause Soul Injury – a sense of loss that affects our ability to live fully. Deborah Grassman, […]
September 15, 2017

New Hospice Compare Website Available for Patient and Families

15 September, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Pelham, Alabama: One’s last days should be as meaningful as the rest- a special time that is shared with loved ones, intimate friends and committed caregivers. Choosing hospice care is not giving up, it is simply choosing to focus on quality of life.   Centers for Medicare […]
August 30, 2016

The Anonymous Volunteer: Serving Others One Stitch At A Time

  Is there a chance you are a person, like myself, who is challenged when it comes to “following directions?”   For the life of me, no matter how hard I try, I get too distracted to follow directions. However, I do know how to knit. I just do not know how to follow directions in […]
August 30, 2016

The Anonymous Volunteer: My Baseboards May Be Dusty, But My Heart Is Full.

I think I have OCD, I am a total neat nick. I cannot stand dirt, clutter or messes. But one day I realized that cleaning the base boards, and dusting my, not so dusty, furniture was really wasting my time. It was that moment I decided I needed to find something useful to do.    Therefore, […]
June 27, 2016

We Are Comfort Care.

  I. AM. A. HOSPICE PROVIDER. I PROVIDE COMFORT. AND RESPECT. I CARE. I GIVE. AND YOUR WELL BEING IS MY REWARD. I AM YOUR ADVOCATE. WHEN YOU ARE ALONE. I WILL BE THERE. I AM THERE FOR YOU. I’LL CALM YOUR FEARS. WHEN YOU ARE WEAK I WILL CARRY YOU. I’LL GIVE YOU MY […]
June 21, 2016

Pelham: Comfort Care Nurses Receive Certificates from UAB School Of Nursing

Comfort Care Hospice of Pelham Administrator, Deborah Cowfer, RN, was honored to receive certificates for her nursing staff from UAB School Of Nursing.   Comfort Care’s nurses were recognized for serving as mentors for UAB students in NUR 427l Concepts of Complex Nursing Practicum. During this mentorship, Comfort Care’s nursing staff taught UAB students the […]
May 13, 2016

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Kendrea Burrell

Meet Kendrea Burrell, a volunteer for Comfort Care Hospice of Pelham.  Why did you decide to become a Hospice Volunteer? I decided to become a hospice volunteer, because I was required to have volunteer service hours for one of my course in UAB. I chose hospice in order to achieve my desired grade, to have […]
May 4, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Alexis Ambrose

Meet Alexis (Lexi) Ambrose, a volunteer for Comfort Care Hospice of Pelham.  Why did you decide to become a Hospice Volunteer?  My mother was on hospice care, in a facility. The aide treated her like his own mom. He washed and fixed her hair; put on a lovely gown. He was so kind to her […]