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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

Do You Need Palliative or Hospice Care?

If you have a senior loved one who needs health care, you may be considering either palliative or hospice care. However, what is the difference between these two? As a provider of senior care in San Antonio Texas, we often get asked this question. Both offer relief from pain and symptoms of serious illnesses and … Continue reading

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Planning Wisely for Advanced Heart Failure

Heart failure is when the heart is no longer pumping as well as it should be. Congestive heart failure is a type of heart failure that requires seeking timely medical attention. This is a serious condition and usually, there is no cure. However, many people with heart failure led a full and enjoyable life when … Continue reading

Deciding When to Stop Dialysis

Some dialysis patients may come to a point in their lives wherein they feel that they want to stop treatment. Sometimes, this feeling can be triggered by the notion that dialysis is no longer maintaining or improving their quality of life. If this does occur, you must know that you have the right to decide … Continue reading

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Hospice Care for Dementia: When Is It Time?

Most families with no prior exposure to hospice care may not know that a patient does not need to have to a terminal diagnosis to be qualified for hospice care in San Antonio Texas or elsewhere, for that matter. Among the conditions that hospice care can be effective for include heart failure, COPD, amyotrophic lateral … Continue reading

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What Are the Risk Factors for Complicated Grief?

Grief is a normal response to loss. And for most people, while grieving is a difficult process, they can eventually accept loss, adjust to a new reality, and then move forward. However, some experience what is called complicated grief where their feelings of loss do not go away or even get worse. Complicated grief often … Continue reading

Your Most Dependable Senior Care Partner

When it comes to senior care in San Antonio Texas, we are the most trusted in the industry. We recognize that as people get older, their capacities diminish. As a result, elderly care is needed to assist them in their everyday activities. We provide the necessary services that cater to every senior’s needs. We also … Continue reading