The Pandemic

Tidewell Hospice, NAACP Partner to Provide Covid Vaccine to Underserved Populations

The organizations have scheduled four vaccine clinics in predominantly Black neighborhoods in Sarasota.

04/05/2021 By Staff


New Children's Book Exploring Loss Benefits Tidewell Foundation

A percentage of sales from “Ham’s Big Adventure” will support Tidewell’s care, including family grief services.

03/25/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Tidewell Foundation Hosts Linen Drive to Support Patients in Need

The foundation is collecting new towels and sheets from community for resource-limited Tidewell Hospice patients.

01/15/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Signature Luncheon Shifts to Virtual Format

The luncheon, featuring Broadway star Lorna Luft, will be livestreamed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

01/06/2021 By Staff


Stratum Health System, Empath Health Boards Approve Merger

The merger will create the country’s largest not-for-profit health system delivering non-acute care and services to individuals with chronic, advanced and terminal illnesses.

12/10/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Stratum Health System Names Vice-President for Home Health

Cecille Riggs has more than 30 years of experience in health care.

11/24/2020 By Staff


Donation Match Program Will Boost Hospice Fundraising Event

Donations to the Tidewell Foundation will be matched dollar-for-dollar throughout the month of December.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

Tidewell, Local Restaurants Partner For Thanksgiving Meal Donation

Local residents can donate a Thanksgiving meal to hospice patients through Pier 22, Grove or Morton's Gourmet Market.

11/16/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Stratum Health System, Tidewell Hospice Announce Board of Trustees Officers

Jan Miller has been named chair of the Stratum Health System board, and Kevin Logan as been named chair of the Tidewell Hospice board.

11/04/2020 Photography by Staff


Broadway Star Lorna Luft to Headline Tidewell Foundation Signature Luncheon

Luft, a cancer survivor, is the daughter of beloved actor Judy Garland and a champion for health care and women's rights.

10/27/2020 By Staff


Tidewell Receives CareerEdge Grant to Fund Hospice Certification for RNs, CNAs

The grant will fund training and examination fees for 22 RNs and 10 CNAs.

10/23/2020 By Staff

Health News

Tidewell Foundation Opens Full-Service Medical, Social, Recreation Center on Longboat Key

The center and its group of tenants aim to serve the Longboat Key community’s health care needs.

09/23/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Marlo Turner Named Vice-President of Tidewell Foundation

Turner will lead the foundation's philanthropic team.

09/18/2020 By Staff


Tidewell to Host Stress First Aid Webinar to Support Community During Covid-19

The webinar will be presented by well-known traumatic stress psychologist Dr. Patricia Watson.

09/17/2020 By Staff


Tidewell Receives $40,000 Grant for COVID-19 Response

The funds permitted Tidewell to purchase nearly 100 iPads for its telehealth services.

07/16/2020 By Staff


Tidewell Receives Nearly $38,000 in Grants for Family Grief and Bereavement Program

The funds support Tidewell's Blue Butterfly Family Grief Center, an evidence-based program that helps grieving children, teens and caregivers.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Wendy Kraszewski Named Executive Director of Connexis Medical Services

In her new role, Kraszewski will lead all aspects of Connexis, including palliative care services.

05/18/2020 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

Fast Track

Stratum Health System Names EVP/Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

Alan Weldy has 34 years of legal experience and more than a decade of healthcare compliance and general counsel experience.

04/28/2020 By Staff


Tidewell Hospice Opens 'Community Hope Line'

Grief support, spiritual support and social support assistance are all available.

04/23/2020 By Staff