Health News

Tidewell Foundation Opens Labyrinth Garden at Family Grief Center in Ellenton

The outdoor space help create experiences essential to the healing of mind, body and spirit for children and adults after losing a loved one.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

Tidewell Foundation Hosts Linen Drive to Support Patients in Need

The drive collects new towels and sheets to give to resource-limited patients receiving in-home and assisted-living facility hospice care from Tidewell.

04/12/2022 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Unveils Patriot Plaza Art at Special Event

The Patterson Foundation donated the glass monument that once stood at Patriot Plaza to the Tidewell Foundation and the Tidewell Honors Veterans Program.

03/24/2022 By Staff

Shop for a Cause

Tidewell Foundation Opens New Tidewell Treasures Resale Shop in Sarasota

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Thursday, March 17.

03/14/2022 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation, Anna Maria Oyster Bar Partner on Memorial Fundraiser

During this year’s “Tidewell Day” on Feb. 24, $10 from each order of Danish Baby Back Ribs at all Anna Maria Oyster Bar locations will be donated to the Tidewell Foundation.

02/21/2022 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Awards $4.5 Million in Grants to Tidewell Hospice

The funds ensure compassionate care and support services are accessible to all in the region.

12/20/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Empath Health Announces New Chief Mission Access Officer

Rhonda Saunders will help Empath grow as a customer-driven organization .

12/06/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Seeks Holiday Gifts for Grieving Children and Families

The community can donate unwrapped gifts or sponsor families enrolled in Tidewell’s Blue Butterfly program.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Health News

Tidewell Foundation to Host Conversation About LGBTQ End-of-Life Planning

The discussion will focus on estate planning, advanced directives, and what to expect from palliative and hospice end-of-care life.

10/19/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Family Grief Center Opens in Ellenton

The center provides holistic grief support for individuals, families and the community.

09/29/2021 By Staff

Grief, Interrupted

How to Help Someone Grieving a Covid Death

Chances are you know people who have lost loved ones to Covid. Here are some ways to help them navigate the emotional aftermath.

09/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto


Tidewell Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant From Bank of America

The funding will be used for home health aide career development.

06/24/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Hospice Receives $40,000 Grant to Enhance Telehealth Technology

The funds will allow Tidewell physicians and clinical staff to deliver care remotely when necessary.

05/14/2020 By Staff

Health care

Free Nursing Training Program Offered

Tidewell Hospice, the American Red Cross and CareerEdge Funders Collaborative are offering a free certified nursing assistant training program with guaranteed employment.

12/05/2017 By staff

Gentle into the Night

Tidewell Hospice Workers Help People Die Peacefully

You might think working with dying patients would be draining and depressing. Those at Tidewell Hospice say you'd be wrong.

07/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker


A Q&A with Lisa Niemi Swayze

Hannah Wallace talks to Lisa Niemi Swayze about her late husband, Patrick Swayze, her new book and the fight against pancreatic cancer.

02/12/2013 By Megan McDonald


Health Report

Sarasota health news: February 2013.

02/01/2013 By Beau Denton