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A New Tour of Duty: Army Vet Still Serves

April 20, 2021

Veteran Kenny Spruill could have kicked back after retiring from the U.S. Army. Instead, he gives back in one of the toughest jobs a volunteer will ever love: hospice visitor. Kenny is one of the extraordinary volunteers who give thousands of hours a year to help hospice patients and their families. Many serve to pay… Read More

What’s Your Plan?

April 16, 2021

Everyone loves a story with a happy ending. That is why we plan so carefully for many of life’s milestone moments. The arrival of a new baby. Where to go to school. Weddings. Career paths. Retirement. Even our wakes or funeral celebrations. But there is one part of life we each experience, yet many of… Read More

Meet Chief Medical Officer – Dr. Karen Godfrey

March 30, 2021

At Community Healthcare of Texas, our physicians are a vital part of the hospice team. Physicians provide guidance and medical oversight in the care of patients living with a life-limiting disease. Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Karen Godfrey, recently shared her thoughts on hospice care and her recommendations for patients and their families. Describe your… Read More

Children and Grief: Age Appropriate Responses to Loss

February 24, 2021

Contributed by Kelly Cox, BS, CCLS, Childlife Specialist at Community Healthcare of Texas    One of the specialized services Community Healthcare of Texas offers our patients and their families is grief support for children who are facing the death of a loved one such as a grandparent, a parent, or a sibling. Depending on the… Read More

A Mother’s Message of Hope

January 20, 2021

Contributed by Marsha Wade, Mother to Xander   Sir William Osler, a founding father of modern medicine, once said “It is more important to know what type of person has a disease than what type of disease the person has.” I really couldn’t agree more. Xander was not a diagnosis. He was a bright, funny,… Read More