The Griever’s Holiday Bill of Rights

December 6, 2023

When you’re mourning the loss of someone you love, every day of the year is difficult. But during the holidays, the added pressure to participate in the joy of the season can feel incredibly overwhelming. In 1992, Bruce Conley created The Griever’s Holiday Bill of Rights to offer support during this challenging season. You have… Read More

Local Hospice Provider Hosts 2nd Annual ‘Lights of Love’ Event

October 18, 2023

Community Healthcare of Texas – Providence Hospice, the state’s largest not-for-profit hospice and palliative provider, is proud to announce its 2nd annual “Lights of Love” luminary event is returning on Thursday, November 9, at 5:30 p.m., at the Waco Suspension Bridge. Starting at the bridge entrance at Indian Spring Park, the organization will light up… Read More

How to Support Grieving Children & Teens After a Death

July 24, 2023

When a death occurs, it can be hard to know how to help children cope with heartache, especially when you are working through your own grief. Our grief care specialists offer these suggestions on how to comfort and support grieving children and teens as they encounter difficult and confusing feelings.  Grief is a natural, normal,… Read More

Community Healthcare of Texas Recognizes National Grief Awareness Day

August 29, 2022

FORT WORTH, TX, August 29, 2022 – National Grief Awareness Day on August 30 is dedicated to raising awareness of how individuals process grief. It’s also an opportunity to highlight the resources available to those who have experienced a loss and it serves as a reminder for us to support people we know who are… Read More

5 Ways to Support a Friend Grieving Their Mom on Mother’s Day

May 4, 2022

Each Spring, there is no mistaking the pending arrival of Mother’s Day. Advertisers are flooding our email inboxes, televisions, and shopping malls with suggestions for the perfect gift to celebrate the mothers in our lives. This holiday offers an opportunity to honor the women who have raised us or who hold a special place in… Read More

Tips for Coping with Grief During the Holidays

November 18, 2021

The holiday season can be a very challenging time after the death of someone you love. It is often a time when feelings of grief and loss are intensified.  Below are three tips that can be helpful as you cope with grief during the holiday season and other special occasions: Plan ahead. It’s good to… Read More

Finding Community in the Midst of Grief

August 30, 2021

Marge Radle never envisioned this day would come so soon, much less in the middle of a global pandemic. But here she was, March 23, 2020, saying her final goodbye to Bob, her beloved husband of 58 years. For several years, Bob had battled Alzheimer’s, and when he became seriously ill from complications related to… Read More

Breathing Through Grief

June 11, 2021

One thing people are most often surprised to hear is that grief can cause physical symptoms. It’s not uncommon in grief to have physical aches and pains, fatigue, or experience changes in appetite and sleep due to grief. Research has shown that deep breathing exercises can reduce stress, anxiety and improve our overall health. In addition,… Read More

Community Healthcare of Texas Launches LGBTQIA+ Grief Support Group

March 4, 2021

FORT WORTH, TX, March 4, 2021 As part of an ongoing commitment to meet the needs of patients and families, Community Healthcare of Texas, the state’s largest not-for-profit hospice provider, now offers a new grief support group designed for bereaved friends and family in the LGBTQIA+ community. “Our bereavement groups have long been a welcoming… Read More