News Releases

November 4, 2019

Covenant Care begins serving patients in the Tampa Bay area

Covenant Care is opening offices throughout Florida and is now serving patients in the Tampa Bay and Polk County areas. The organization, headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, will be the first not-for-profit provider of home health services to the entire state, as well as providing hospice care in 18 of Florida’s 67 counties. “We’re so excited Covenant Care is now serving […]
June 21, 2019

Covenant Care opens new Center for Hospice Care at West Florida

Covenant Care, the largest nonprofit home health and hospice care organization in the region, is relocating and upgrading its Center for Hospice Care at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. The new 11-room facility — which is moving from the third to first floor — features an intimate setting where a team of caregivers provides around-the-clock care. “Covenant Care’s new […]
June 5, 2019

Camp Connect helps kids and their families cope with lingering trauma from Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael left a devastating impact on our communities, both in loss of property and emotional trauma. Disasters can be difficult to experience and can cause lasting effects. Covenant Care has teamed up with Play Big and Save the Children to help children, adolescents, and families cope after the disaster of Hurricane Michael through the Camp Connect program. “Children, adolescents […]
June 3, 2019

Covenant Care offers free workshops for volunteers

Covenant Care’s team of caring professionals are looking to add to the family of volunteers. If you’re big-hearted and looking for a sense of purpose in worthwhile work, Covenant Care is a great place to get plugged in working side by side with the Covenant Care team. “We have a real need for volunteers right now,” said Jeff Rogers, Covenant […]
May 24, 2019

Camp Connect helps kids deal with loss

Losing a loved one is especially hard for children. Before they graduate from high school, one out of every 20 children will lose a parent — and that number doesn’t include those who experience the death of a brother or sister, a grandparent, an aunt or uncle, or friend. Children simply haven’t developed the skills to cope with tragedy. One […]
May 16, 2018

Celebrity Dancers Perform “The Last Dance” to Benefit Covenant Care

The 10th and final “Life’s a Dance” performance will take center stage at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. The star-studded evening of dance featuring national and local celebrities is presented by Pensacola Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Beggs & Lane, NurseSpring and Brown Helicopter. This year’s performance is “The Last Dance,” and features celebrity performers […]
January 30, 2018

Covenant Care Launches New Wish Granting Website

In celebration of their 35th year of service, Covenant Care is excited to launch its new wish granting website, www.mywish.org  The new website allows donors to grant the final wishes of individual Covenant Care hospice patients.   The online database helps connect a hospice patient with a “Wish Grantor” who grants the individual’s wish or experience.  Wishes range from $25 […]
November 9, 2017

The Residence Hires Executive Chef

Covenant Care welcomes an unusual addition to its team of clinicians and professional support staff. The post-acute care provider, well known in Northwest Florida for providing hospice, home health and Alzheimer’s care, now has hired its first professional chef. Michael Gordy, the culinary expert who has worked on movie sets and cooked for famous actors, is the now the Executive […]
October 30, 2017

Social Media Campaign to Raise Awareness for Hospice Care

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illness. Here locally, Covenant Care will be conducting a social media campaign called “Hospice Is.” Covenant staff, volunteers and community members will be asked to complete that sentence, sharing what […]
October 24, 2017

Camp Connect Tallahassee

Saturday, October 28th, Covenant Care is hosting Camp Connect. Camp Connect is a one day camp for grieving children (ages 6-16) who have recently experienced the death of a loved one. Children will have the opportunity to participate in healing activities such as art, games, and sharing. Camp Connect is for kids ages 6-16, and meals and snacks will be […]
October 23, 2017

National Pastoral Care Week

Pastoral Care Week is from October 22-28, 2017.   Organizations and institutions throughout the world will recognize the spiritual needs of those we serve and the spiritual care given through professional chaplaincy and pastoral counseling within our communities. Chaplains, pastoral care counselors, educators and care providers will share in this year’s theme, “Hospitality: Cultivating Inclusion.”   Pastoral/spiritual care is important […]
October 17, 2017

WEAR-TV Health Watch Covers New Inpatient Unit in Pensacola

October 17, 2017

Covenant Care to Host Voices of Grief Event

Tallahassee, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 –The Tallahassee Area Threshold Choir is partnering with Covenant Care and the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee to offer an evening to address the issue of grief. Have you ever been with a friend who has just lost someone dear, or is experiencing a challenging health crisis, and yet apologizes to you for their tears? […]
October 16, 2017

Pen Air Federal Credit Union Generously Donates to Covenant Care’s Alzheimer’s Programs

Century, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017– Pen Air’s Jeans for Generosity Program gave to Covenant Care’s Memory Care this past Friday. Pen Air’s employees vote on which charity is chosen for the donation; they pay to wear jeans and then Pen Air Federal Credit Union matches the funds raised. Thanks to the compassionate support of donors like Pen Air, 85% of […]
October 1, 2017

Covenant Care Innovates Memory Care Center with Planned Research Hub and Residential

Pensacola, Fla., Oct. 1, 2017 – Covenant Care announced today an exciting new innovation in memory care with plans to open The Residence, a Memory Care Center at the Joyce Goldenberg Campus in Northeast Pensacola. Covenant has partnered with expert leaders in memory and dementia care to develop the best in programming, and to assist in the design of The […]
September 18, 2017

Peaden Air Conditioning Comforts

This article originally appeared in the Panama City News Herald on September 10th 2017. http://www.epaperedition.com/Olive/ODN/Panama/ Fred Carter, a cardiac patient of Covenant Care, and his wife, Patsy, both suffered from recent cadiac events and were under doctor’s orders to avoid any added stress. Unfortunately, their air conditioning unit doesn’t follow doctor’s orders and stopped working.  Janie Turner, a social worker for […]
June 28, 2017

Hospice harpist plays to help bring life to patients (WEAR-TV)

AA WEAR) — Patty Harrington has a gift that was inspired by one of her own students. “I’m a retired teacher; and my fifth graders, one of them brought in her harp one day to play something for her French class. I sat there and I watched her and I said, ‘If she can do that, I can do that.'” she […]
June 19, 2017

Life’s A Dance Recap

PENSACOLA, FL, June 19, 2017 – The 9th Annual Life’s a Dance, presented by the Pensacola Fred Astaire Dance Studio and Beggs & Lane, was on Friday, June 16 at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. It was a star-studded evening of dance featuring local celebrities and cast members from ABC’s hit television series Dancing with the Stars, including Tony Dovolani, Chelsie […]
June 13, 2017

Aaron West selected as VP Foundation for Covenant Care

June 1, 2017

Covenant Care Innovates Memory Care with Planned Research Hub & Residential Center

Pensacola, FL– Covenant Care announced today an exciting new innovation in memory care with plans to open The Residence, a Memory Care Center at the Joyce Goldenberg Campus in Northeast Pensacola. Covenant has partnered with expert leaders in memory and dementia care to develop the best in programming, and to assist in the design of The Residence.  Every aspect of […]
May 28, 2017

Covenant Care to Host “Caregiver Night Out” at Blue Wahoos

Pensacola, Fla., June 28, 2017 – Covenant Care knows that for many, the challenges of caring for an elderly, chronically ill, or disabled family member are simply a part of daily life. For that reason, Covenant Care is hosting Caregiver Night Out on Friday, July 28 at Blue Wahoo Stadium.  Those currently serving as a caregiver to a loved one […]
May 11, 2017

Covenant Care Named a 2017 Hospice Honors Recipient

Pensacola, Fla., May 11, 2017 — Covenant Care has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the […]
May 10, 2017

LIFE’S A DANCE EVENT RETURNS TO PENSACOLA FEATURING DANCING WITH THE STARS CAST

PENSACOLA, FL, May 3, 2017 – Back by popular demand, the 9th Annual Life’s a Dance presented by the Pensacola Fred Astaire Dance Studio is slated for 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 16 at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. This star-studded evening of dance will feature local celebrities and cast members from ABC’s hit television series Dancing with the Stars, including Tony […]
May 6, 2017

A Tribute to Our Nurses: National Nurses’ Week

A grateful family member sent this note of gratitude to a special hospice nurse, who she calls an “angel of mercy.”  This is a fitting tribute to all our amazing nurses who put heart and soul into caring for our patients. “ … The family made the incredibly painful decision to remove [the patient] from life support and take her […]