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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

20 Most Commonly Asked Questions about Hospice

July 14, 2021

These 20 most commonly asked questions will help you navigate hospice so that your family is equipped to make the best decisions. 1. When should a decision about entering a hospice program be made, and who should make it? The earlier you call us, the more Community Healthcare of Texas can do to support you… 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

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

Children and Grief: Age Appropriate Responses to Loss

February 24, 2021

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 age of the child, their understanding and response to death will vary, and recognizing… Read More