Community Healthcare of Texas Launches Palliative Care Program

April 24, 2023

Community Healthcare of Texas, the state’s largest not-for-profit provider of end-of-life care services, is now offering in-home palliative care for patients across North Texas. “Several years ago, we began looking at how to expand our existing services to meet the growing needs of our community,” explained Becky Shumake, Senior Director of Palliative Care at Community… Read More

North Texas Students Lead by Example with Donations to Local Hospice

April 4, 2023

The Lewisville High School Student Council is collecting snacks for families visiting loved ones in hospice care with Community Healthcare of Texas, the state’s largest not-for-profit hospice and palliative care provider. Lewisville High School Student Council President, Faith Johnke, explained that serving the school and the community is part of leadership development. “Our students give… Read More

Hood County Resident Celebrates 104th Birthday in Style

February 24, 2023

FORT WORTH, TX, February 24, 2023 – On a recent Monday afternoon, guests and residents at the Courtyards at Lake Granbury gathered to celebrate Community Healthcare of Texas patient Ralph Seals in style with a top hats and tiaras-themed party for his 104th birthday. The Courtyards at Lake Granbury partnered with Community Healthcare of Texas,… Read More

Local Eatery Finds Creative Way to Support Pediatric Hospice

February 16, 2023

FORT WORTH, TX, February 16, 2023 – Chicken N Pickle, an indoor/outdoor entertainment complex with a restaurant for casual dining, a sports bar, pickleball courts, shuffleboard, and a variety of yard games, has designated February as Mustache Month to raise money for Little Doves Pediatric Hospice, a program of Community Healthcare of Texas. “One of… Read More

Dr. David Capper Named Chief Medical Officer for Community Healthcare of Texas

January 11, 2023

FORT WORTH, TX, January 11, 2023 – Community Healthcare of Texas, the state’s largest nonprofit end-of-life care provider, recently named hospice and palliative care veteran Dr. David Capper as its new Chief Medical Officer. Over the past several months, Dr. Capper has worked closely with Dr. Karen Godfrey, who retired on December 31, 2022, after… Read More

A Letter from our CEO: A Response to the ProPublica Hospice Article

December 9, 2022

ProPublica and The New Yorker recently published an article, How Hospice Became a For-Profit Hustle, outlining multiple instances of fraud and malfeasance targeting the Medicare hospice benefit. The story illustrates how patient care can suffer when lackluster providers are able to manipulate the original intent and purpose of the benefit. We at Community Healthcare of… Read More

Inaugural Luminary Event Lights up the City of Waco

December 1, 2022

WACO, TX, December 1, 2022 – On Tuesday, November 15, over 300 luminaries lit up the historic Washington Street bridge in Waco as part of the inaugural Lights of Love event hosted by the state’s largest not-for-profit hospice provider, Community Healthcare of Texas – Providence Hospice. Proceeds from the luminary event support compassionate care for… Read More