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Common Myths About Grief and Grieving

Losing a loved one is a painful experience that can change you as a person. The way one grieves and copes can vary from one person to another and may take time. As a provider of senior care in San Antonio Texas, we offer services to help families grieve for their departed senior loved ones. … Continue reading

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

How Soon Should a Patient Ask for Palliative Care?

There is this misconception that seeking out hospice care in San Antonio, Texas for an ill patient means you’re preparing for that person to die soon. While ensuring end-of-life care is indeed one of the missions of hospice care services, it is not the only goal for these facilities. Simply put, palliative care means making … Continue reading

How to Deal With an Angry Patient

Anger is a common emotion. When our loved ones are angry, managing the situation can be frustrating. It is easy to return anger with anger. Unfortunately, this is not the best option. There are many reasons why your loved one is angry – especially when they are seriously ill. They must receive excellent hospice care … 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

Here’s How Palliative Care Can Improve Your Life

A lot of people seem to misunderstand this, but palliative care is actually not about giving up hope. Rather, it is about taking life in a whole new perspective. A perspective that will allow you to enjoy the next chapter of your life with added security and comfort. But that’s not all palliative care has … Continue reading