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 Receives A 5-Star Rating

Hospice of South Texas scored a perfect 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 across the nation. [...]

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 [...]

Hospice Of South Texas Recognized As A National Leader In Quality Of Care

Hospice of South Texas, Victoria’s local not-for-profit hospice, is proud to announce an outstanding achievement in quality of care. Hospice of South Texas was recently awarded an Elite Status by HEALTHCAREfirst Hospice Honors Program. HEALTHCAREfirst Hospice Honors Program recognizes hospices that provide the best patient and family caregiver experience. Elite Status recognizes a [...]

How To Honor Mom On Mother’s Day

For all of us who have lost their mom, Mother’s Day and the days around it can be a difficult, especially if it’s the first Mother’s Day without her. It can be emotional and distressing seeing everyone celebrating and spending time with their moms. But, even if your mom is no longer with [...]

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