February 2022

Home Depot Brings Beauty to Life

The Home Depots in Brevard and Indian River County shared their magic, transforming the landscape outside the Edward M. Poe Care Center and our new Courtenay Springs Care Center. When a patient or their family need to step outside to take a break, feel the breeze on their face or see the sun as it …

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Wrapped In Pink

A young woman waits anxiously on her special day to open a big shiny package with an extra-large bow. They are so excited to see what is waiting on the inside. It’s a surprise as this unexpected gift is just what she needed. What a beautiful picture to see ‘neighbors helping neighbors’ when they share …

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Wishing on a Star

When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are. – Jiminy Cricket Holiday Islands appeared to the delight of each NorthStar family. Disney princesses, princes, a godmother, Aladdin or if you preferred Nightmare before Christmas’ Oogie Boogie and Jack Skellington. Snoopy as well rounded out the places where wishes come true. Want …

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Why Yellow Ribbons Matter

Everyone deserves a welcome home. A sign held up at the airport with greetings of love, a long hug that squeezes your breath away and cheering crowds with sentimental tears. If you have been on the receiving end or if you were one of those who welcomed someone home you know exactly what this means. …

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Refreshing Story

What do you get when you combine a chaplain, a blow-up pool and warm water – a wish fulfilled. In the world of St Francis Reflections people in their sunset days are asked what matters the most to them. In this instance a patient had the desire to be baptized. She was not able to …

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Legacy and Life

Sometimes it comes as an overwhelming surprise, a letter arrives at the office addressed to St. Francis Reflections Foundation which shares with us that a lovely individual who has passed away wanted to remember us. When this happens it truly makes each person reflect on how this remembrance came to be. In looking back on …

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A beary good time is coming

St. Francis Reflections has partnered with The Children’s Center in Titusville to host a Teddy Bear Clinic for children ages 3-10. Teddy Bear Clinic is a kid-friendly, fun, and informative opportunity for children and families to engage in medical play and education in a non-threatening environment to relieve stress and anxiety surrounding medical care and …

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Non-Profit of the Year

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care was awarded “Non-Profit of the Year” by the Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes the outstanding commitment and engagement of a non-profit in the Greater Palm Bay Business Area, which includes West Melbourne and Grant. Chamber President Nancy Peltonen and Palm Bay Mayor Rob Medina presented the …

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