Hospice Of South Texas Retains A 5-Star Rating

Hospice of South Texas has once again scored Medicare's highest 5-Star rating in a recent quality of care survey. They are the only local hospice to achieve a 5-Star rating. The survey was published by the U.S Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) who established a star ratings system for hospice organizations [...]

6 Tips On Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver

Father’s Day often brings up images of our childhood when Dad was our protector, maybe even our superhero. He may have helped us with our math, taught us to play ball, or simply tried to ensure we had everything we needed. We took comfort that he would always be there for us. But [...]

Questions To Consider When Choosing A Hospice Provider

Not every hospice is alike. That’s why it’s important that you choose carefully to ensure you are partnering with the hospice that best meets your needs and what matters to you and your family. Most hospices offer the same basic services, however, there are very real differences in the options for care and [...]

Not For Profit vs For Profit

The Hospice Provider You Choose Matters When faced with a life-limiting illness personally or in our families, the discussion often turns to hospice care if the goal of the care is to focus on comfort and quality of life, treating symptoms as they arise, and spending quality time with family and friends. At [...]

10 Tips On How To Advocate For A Loved One With Serious Illness

Serious illness is a difficult journey. It’s both physical and emotional and can feel impossible to navigate. Those living with illness can experience changes beyond their physical wellbeing. New difficult and unexpected emotions may arise and any past issues with anxiety, stress or depression may resurface or increase. It’s easy to feel lost, [...]

Hospice Of South Texas Names New CEO

Hospice of South Texas, Victoria’s local not-for-profit hospice, recently announced their appointment of Michael Chavez as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Chavez replaces Dr. Tyson Meyer who served as interim CEO from September 1, 2019 until Chavez’s appointment in March of this year. Michael and his family have been in the crossroads community [...]

Your Right To Choose Your Hospice Provider

We all celebrate July 4th as Independence Day. It’s a time we consider our freedom and how we came into our independence; how that came to be is a powerful story. Many of us believe that ‘freedom’ is the essence of our ability to make our own choices. It’s as emotional and inspiring [...]

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