What You Need to Know About Staying Active Under Hospice Care

No matter your age, staying active is extremely important, especially for those in hospice care. Just 30 minutes of exercise daily can help you physically and mentally; regular activity may reduce your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Keep in mind: before you make any changes to your activity level, you should always get […]

Spring Cleaning: Don’t Forget About Your Medicine Cabinet!

A healthcare worker and an elderly man looking at a medicine bottle.

Warmer weather is coming, which means it’s a great time to get some spring cleaning done. Many people take the changing seasons as an opportunity to clean every corner, organize those closets, and purge some of the junk that’s been sitting around. But one area people often miss is the medicine cabinet. When your loved […]

5 Ways To Show Your Loved One in Hospice You Care This Valentine’s Day

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Holidays can be a hard time when your loved one is in a Pharr hospice. Missing out on traditions can be hard for the family and the patient — but you can bring a sense of normalcy to the situation. A holiday like Valentine’s Day may be associated with romance, but you can easily support […]

When Should Hospice Care Begin? Knowing When It’s Time To Take the Next Step

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We all hope that we will have plenty of time to spend with our loved ones, however, illnesses and other circumstances can shorten that time frame. The last months of a loved one’s life can be a difficult time for family, friends, and the individual experiencing the journey. While medical care can extend our lifespan, […]

How To Recognize if You or a Loved One Needs Grief Support

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Losing a loved one is one of the hardest experiences an individual can go through. Even if the loss was expected, such as when a loved one is receiving hospice care, it can still be an emotionally charged time in your life. The exact timeframe it takes for an individual to accept and deal with […]

Why You Should Consider Hospice Care For Your Loved One

An elderly person is seated in an armchair while a nurse takes their blood pressure.

The unfortunate truth is that many people will experience a decline in health toward the end of their life. Chronic pain and other debilitating conditions can be very challenging to handle and it may be in your family’s best interest to seek out palliative care for the loved one who needs it. Hospice care is […]