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

Community Healthcare of Texas Releases Guide that Enhances Quality of Life for Dementia Patients and their Caregivers

November 28, 2023

North Central Texas patients and their caregivers now have access to a new dementia care resource guide provided by Community Healthcare of Texas in partnership with the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), Aliviado Health, and the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). The free guide provides the best-in-class resource for dementia care and… Read More

New Resource Combats Heart Failure in North Central Texas

November 16, 2023

Community Healthcare of Texas, in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA) and the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), has launched a new Advanced Cardiac Care Program featuring patient and family educational resources. Each year, more Americans die from heart disease than any other condition, including cancer. Heart disease is also a… Read More

New Resource in North Central Texas Aims to Prevent Unnecessary ER Visits and Hospitalizations from Chronic Lung Disease

November 6, 2023

Today, Community Healthcare of Texas, along with the American Lung Association and National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), announced the release of a new guide that may improve the quality of life and reduce emergency department visits and hospitalizations for those living with advanced lung disease. The “Advanced Lung Care Patient and Caregiver Guide”… Read More

Uplifting Lives and Communities: Community Healthcare of Texas Celebrates National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

November 1, 2023

Community Healthcare of Texas, the state’s largest not-for-profit adult and pediatric hospice and palliative care provider, is proud to join the nation in celebrating November as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness of advanced illness care and recognizing the compassionate and dedicated care provided to patients and their families… Read More

Local Healthcare Provider Launches First-of-Its-Kind Palliative Care Program in Waco

September 12, 2023

A recent study from the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management found that two-thirds of patients living with a serious illness who could benefit from palliative care don’t get it. But, a local not-for-profit healthcare provider is working to change that for Waco patients and their families. Community Healthcare of Texas announced today the launch… Read More

Understanding the Medicare Hospice Benefit

July 28, 2023

The Medicare hospice benefit, initiated in 1983, is covered under Medicare Part A (hospital insurance). Medicare beneficiaries who choose hospice care receive a full scope of medical and support services for their life-limiting illness. Hospice care also supports the family and loved ones of the person through a variety of services. More than 90% of… Read More

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

What You Need to Know About This Year’s New Retirement Laws

January 10, 2023

A new year has brought more than just resolutions. It’s brought new laws and other changes that may affect your giving decisions. And with any economic change, you may be looking at your finances and wondering how you will be impacted. The new laws include retirement changes, known collectively as “Secure 2.0,” that may affect… Read More

So Long, 2022! Celebrate With These 5 Tax Savings

December 12, 2022

As you get ready to toast the new year, consider these five smart ways to wrap up 2022 on a financial high note. Not only can you save on your taxes, but you can also make a huge impact at Community Healthcare of Texas. 1. Contribute appreciated stock instead of cash If you have owned… Read More