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"Finding out that you have cancer changes your outlook on life. Everyday problems may rise to the level that they used to but your perspective changes. Living in the moment takes on a whole new meaning."


“Right when you go in the door it is a very comforting facility. It doesn’t even feel like a facility, it feels more like you are in someone’s home. It truly is a warm, comforting environment with personal care that encompasses the spiritual, physical and psychological. It is a wonderful place.”


"After a devastating boating accident Nightingale saved my life. I had broken my arm, dislocated my elbow, shattered my spleen, damaged my liver and one of my kidneys was beyond repair. It felt like a series of miracles that allowed me to survive."


Mobile Meals

"I am blessed to have had such a great love with Carole and to continue to have such a wonderful family. Thanks to Mobile Meals I can still live independently in my home."

Patient Assistance

"At 25-years-old and 400 pounds with heart failure, I went to the emergency room unable to breathe on my own. Doctors had to put in a tracheostomy tube to help my lungs function which can not be removed until I lose 200 pounds. I am now completely changing my lifestyle and living healthier."


"It was indescribably hard to watch the love of my life pass without being able to save her. I don’t know what I would have done without the Hospice House and the staff. Words cannot express how grateful I am for the care Anne received allowing her to finally pass in peace."

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"Nothing is more important than our health, the health of our families and the health of our community. We are fortunate to have such an outstanding hospital just minutes from our homes. I am thankful I am able to support such an incredible facility as it continues to advance and provide exceptional patient care."

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"The first patrol officer on the scene said it was the most gruesome accident he had witnessed in over 20 years on the job. He got out of the car and saw the blood covering the road. Thinking there was no chance I could have survived, he began walking back to pull the body bag out of his trunk when he suddenly heard my screams."

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Breastfeeding Support Group

"As a new mom, I knew I would face difficulties learning to care for my little girl. However, when Margo was born at 27-weeks weighing only two and a half pounds, I realized I had a new set of obstacles to face."

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Mobile Meals


"Looking back on my life of 105 years, I am proud that I worked toward and continue to maintain my independence. I still live in my own home, with the help of an aid, my daughter and Mobile Meals delivered to me every day."

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Nightingale and Heart


"After my life-altering experience at the Sentara Heart Hospital, I decided to make the facility a beneficiary in my will. I could not think of a better way to thank and honor the wonderful staff that saved my life.”

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