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The Roles of Volunteers in Hospice Care

Some people see volunteering as an essential part of their lives. Supporting their community and making a difference in people’s lives, especially to people in hospice care and their family members as well. At Four Seasons Hospice, a trusted home health care in San Antonio Texas, we give you an insight into the roles of volunteers in … Continue reading

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How Hospice Care Providers Keep Safe During COVID-19

The COVID-19 virus has placed a strain on the healthcare industry as a whole. And with seniors and people with health conditions being the most affected by the pandemic, it’s important for healthcare providers, especially hospice providers, to ensure the safety of their operations.  With this, we give you insight on how our hospice team … Continue reading

The Value of Physical Therapy in Hospice Care

Hospice care aims to make your loved one as comfortable as possible. So, the idea of including physical therapy seems out of touch, considering that physical therapy aims at rehabilitation. But as providers of hospice care in San Antonio Texas and elsewhere will tell you, physical therapy is a common and recommended addition to their … Continue reading

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Handling Family Disagreements About Hospice Care

Determining the best type of care for a terminally ill loved one is incredibly difficult. However, arguing about end-of-life care in front of the ill loved one can be taxing and even hinder your loved one’s chances of a better quality of life. To help you successfully navigate difficult family dynamics and come into an … Continue reading

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Reasons You Should Talk About Hospice Sooner

The reluctance to talk about getting hospice care in San Antonio Texas is an all too common scenario. It’s not easy to accept that a loved one’s health has declined to the point that curative treatment isn’t ideal anymore. However, waiting too long until the disease has progressed will just make things more difficult for … Continue reading

How to Compassionately Deal With Seniors and Their Mood Swings

Mood swings are common as someone grows older. It is caused by a variety of factors, one of which is a recurring feeling of sadness or, worse, depression. As they deal with major changes in their lives while growing older, elders can suffer erratic changes in emotions. Knowing how to deal with these mood swings … Continue reading