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How to Support a Friend Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

October 18, 2022

Finding out a friend has been diagnosed with breast cancer can be shocking. But according to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer among American women after skin cancer. While advances have been made in treating breast cancer, your friend may still have a long and unexpected journey ahead of… 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

Patients for Profit: How Private Equity Hijacked Health Care

August 22, 2022

Hospices Have Become Big Business for Private Equity Firms, Raising Concerns About End-of-Life Care by Markian Hawryluk   Hospice care, once provided primarily by nonprofit agencies, has seen a remarkable shift over the past decade, with more than two-thirds of hospices nationwide now operating as for-profit entities. The ability to turn a quick profit in… Read More

Before You Give: 4 Questions to Ask

August 8, 2022

Planned giving is often thought of as only an option for the wealthy or for older generations. The truth is, planned giving applies to all of us. No matter your stage in life, planned giving is an opportunity to leave a legacy for generations to come. Through planned giving, you have the ability to contribute stocks, bonds,… Read More

What’s the Role of an Executor & How to Choose One?

June 8, 2022

Part of writing a will is choosing an executor (in some states, this person is called “personal representative”). This person oversees the estate settlement process. Perhaps you have been named in a loved one’s estate plan. It’s an important job. Be sure you know what you’ve signed up for and who should fill the job… Read More

Do These 5 Things to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

May 23, 2022

According to the CDC, every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. And every 3.5 minutes, someone dies of a stroke. While stroke remains the #5 killer and the leading cause of disability in the United States, here are five things you can do to reduce your stroke risk: 1. Lower your… 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

Community Healthcare of Texas Asks – What’s Your Plan?

April 12, 2022

FORT WORTH, TX, April 13, 2022 – In celebration of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, Community Healthcare of Texas, the state’s largest not-for-profit hospice provider, has created What’s Your Plan, an advance care planning toolkit now available on the organization’s website at www.chot.org/whats-your-plan. “We have witnessed first-hand the challenges families and caregivers experience… Read More

5 Surprising Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

February 10, 2022

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is responsible for one out of four deaths and is the leading cause of death in the United States. We all know that healthy eating, regular exercise, and living an overall healthy lifestyle are keys to significantly reducing our risk of heart disease. But have you heard… Read More