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What is a Hospice Volunteer? Hospice Volunteers Offer Necessary Support By Angela Morrow, RN Hospice volunteers are volunteers who have donated their time and resources to support hospice patients, caregivers, and staff. They are an essential part of our well-run hospice program. Hospice volunteers may do a number of important tasks that range from assisting […]

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  4 Hospice Myths The Truth about Hospice By Angela Morrow, RN Updated May 22, 2014. Despite recent growths in hospice awareness, access, and utilization, myths about hospice are still prevalent in our culture. These misconceptions contribute to the under-utilization of hospice services. Only 36% of people who died in 2006 died on hospice care. […]

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For patients and their loved ones facing a terminal illness, Compassion Hospice provides care without compromise in the comfort of home.   As the only hospice in Southeast Texas recognized nationally for our quality of care we are nationally accredited and locally owned, we accept Texan Plus, HealthSpring, most private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid. We […]

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Studies have shown wide variances in cancer care exist across the US, here are 7 tips for Receiving Better Cancer Care: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/7-ways-to-get-better-cancer-care/ “Don’t confuse palliative and hospice care with giving up hope of living longer. In actuality, patients with invasive cancers who receive palliative care along with cancer treatments tend to enjoy better quality of life […]

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