Posts by Charles Thompson, Owner

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What Is Your Role as the Caregiver Late in Life?

by Charles Thompson, Owner

You’ve probably been a caregiver in one degree or another for several years already, but what does it mean for you as the caregiver when your senior is nearing the end of her life? It might not be as complicated as you fear. It’s Less about Hands-on Care and More about Comfort Your focus in […]

Dr. Dawkins Voted Hospice Angel of the Month!

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Grove Park Hospice Medical Director, Dr. Lamar Dawkins is our Angel of the Month! Our beloved Dr. Dawkins shows care and compassion while providing the best pain and symptom control for our patients. He is always kind and considerate and responds timely to our patients’ needs. Congratulations Dr. Dawkins! We are proud and honored to […]

Grove Park Hospice Celebrates Health Care Decisions Week!

by Charles Thompson, Owner

On April 11, Phyllis Parker of Grove Park Hospice educated Bamberg Co. Seniors on the importance of Advanced Health Care Decisions. Advance care planning provides your loved ones with your wishes in the event you can no longer speak for yourself. This planning and information can take a significant burden off of your family. Please […]

Grove Park Hospice Educates Community

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Phyllis Parker of Grove Park Pharmacy Hospice participated in educating the community by presenting at the Greater Faith Baptist Church Health Fair on Saturday, April 6. Other presenters included RMC President, Charles Williams and Dr. Monnie Singleton. The health fair was very well attended and participants enjoyed learning about disease prevention and local resources available. […]

How to Move Someone Else without Hurting Yourself

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Near the end of your senior’s life, you may need to be involved in helping to move her and to transfer her from one spot to another. If you’re not extremely careful, you can run a huge risk of hurting yourself while trying to help your loved one. Respect Your Limitations from the Start If […]

Grove Park Hospice Annual Memorial Service

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Grove Park Hospice hosted a memorial service to honor and remember patients served in the past year on Sunday, March 17. Over 80 family members of those served attended, lit candles and spoke in memory of their loved ones. This service is one of many ways in which Grove Park Hospice continues to support families […]

Forever Grateful for Grove Park Hospice

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Our entire family appreciates the wonderful care you gave to mom. We just can’t thank you enough. We will be forever grateful to you all! The flowers you sent were beautiful, and we thank you for them, too. You all made a trying time much easier. Thanks to all. If you or your aging loved […]

What Can You Do When Caregiving Is Too Challenging?

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Caregiving is not an easy commitment to make at all, but at some point the challenges that you face as a caregiver can pile up and become a little too much to manage. It’s important for you to find ways to help you to cope so that you can keep being the caregiver that you […]

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