Blog 2017-09-27T12:18:28+00:00

Honoring our Father Figures

Father’s Day can be difficult for those who have lost their father. Memories, whether good or bad, of that father-child relationship can rise to the surface and sometimes bring up unexpected emotions. This is a natural part of the grieving process, but one way to help yourself move beyond it is to reach out to [...]

June 15th, 2018|

Let’s Talk about Flag Day

How much do you know about Flag Day? Is it a holiday you observe? Why is a holiday? For that matter, why isn’t it observed as a federal holiday, so we can all take the day off? We’ve got answers to everything you ever wanted to know about Flag Day and more! When is Flag [...]

June 13th, 2018|

Keeping Memory in Memorial Day

Ah, Memorial Day! The first long weekend of summer, when millions of Americans celebrate with backyard parties, beach trips, parades and general revelry. But is that what Memorial Day is really about? In truth, this is a holiday meant for remembrance. It’s a sober occasion, thinking about those who have lost their lives for our [...]

May 25th, 2018|

On Mother’s Day, Honor the Mothers without Children, Too

For all its commercial slickness, Mother’s Day is really a sweet holiday. It’s a time for us to reflect on all that our mothers do for us, and a time for moms to receive heartfelt trinkets that let them know their families love them. For those who’ve lost their mothers or moms whose children have [...]

May 11th, 2018|

Our Caregiver of the Month: Mechelle Campbell

Our final Caregiver of the Month for 2017 is Mechelle Campbell of Highpoint Hospice. She has been a nurse for many years, but as you will read, her passion for helping others still remains as strong as ever! Please join  Family Legacy in congratulating Mechelle! Mechelle was my mother's (Sandra Meadows) hospice nurse September-October 2017. She [...]

January 27th, 2018|

Our Caregiver of the Month: Gloria Johnson

After one visit to her home where she won't let you leave without her home made fudge, it is easy to see the story below is true and that love that flows from our Caregiver of the Month, Gloria Johnson. This caregiver embodies the full meaning of caring for someone else - and she does [...]

January 17th, 2018|

Our Caregiver of the Month: Donna McDade

Family Legacy is pleased to share the story of another amazing caregiver, Donna McDade of Always Best Care. Donna was nominated by a family that she worked with but one trip to her office and you will hear that her giving and caring ways are appreciated by many more. Congratulations Donna! Donna is a kind-hearted, [...]

January 11th, 2018|

Making It Through Christmas

What does Christmas mean to you? For many people, it’s a joyous time of year, a time to celebrate family and friends, and a time to be grateful for life’s blessings, remembering important days gone by and rejoicing in the present moment. For others, though, Christmas is painful season, when the vacant spaces left by [...]

December 21st, 2017|

5 Tips for Dealing with Grief During the Holiday Season

It seems like every year the holiday season gets longer. Stores start putting out Christmas decorations before we’ve even moved past Halloween, and it seems like the holidays go on for months and months. For those who are grieving, it can feel like an eternity. How will you make it through the holidays this year? [...]

December 19th, 2017|

Our Caregivers of the Month: Janine & Kyle Scott

Family Legacy is so honored to share the story of our recent Caregivers of the Month, Kyle and Janine Scott. This couple went much farther in their relationship than families often do and made such a difference in the life of their loved one. "I am nominating my sister and brother in law. They selflessly [...]

December 5th, 2017|