4 Ways to Help a Grieving Child

Death is never easy, especially when you’re a child. We all remember the first time we experienced it-whether it was our pet or one of our parents. It’s tough to know what to say or do for someone who is grieving, and often times they will take solace in their own way. But there are a few things you can do to make it easier and a little less lonely for them.

Initial steps to take after a terminal diagnosis

Terminal diagnosis is a term used to describe an illness that cannot be cured. This type of illness will not go away and there are no treatments available to make the disease go into remission. It usually means death is imminent, with most patients living for six months or less after diagnosis.  It’s difficult to provide hope when there isn’t any available treatment or cure. The following article explores a few steps you can take to plan for the inevitable.

Vantage Hospice Named 2021 Reader’s Choice Winner by Living Magazine

Living Magazine’s Annual Best of Reader’s Choice vote allows community members to recognize outstanding local businesses in various sectors, including hospitality, healthcare and more. This year Vantage Hospice won the title of reader’s choice winner in Katy and Fulshear Texas.

Caring for Kids and Elderly Parents During Back-to-School Season

It’s the time of year when kids are headed back to school.  It’s a time for excitement, anxiety, and some major post-summer blues. As your kids are gearing up to head back to the classroom, you may find yourself in the position of caring for both them and an elderly parent at the same time. It can be a tough balancing act but there are some things you can do to ensure that your loved ones don’t feel neglected or left out this back-to-school season. 

Quality Over Quantity of Life – Goals of Hospice Care

Receiving a terminal illness diagnosis may completely derail life goals, not just for the patient but for the family as a whole. Hospice Care allows the patient and family to shift perspective and focus on a new set of goals revolving around the quality of life rather than quantity of life. These goals are outlined below.

All About Respite Care

Caregiving for your loved one can be gratifying. However, it can also be challenging, especially if you are juggling additional responsibilities such as child care or household financials. When you feel like you need a break, respite care is an amazing service to consider.  Offered by many palliative care providers and dedicated respite care facilities, …

The Delta Variant: Here’s What You Need to Know

What is the Delta Variant?  The Delta Variant, otherwise known as B.1.617.2, contains mutations on the spike protein that allow it to infect human cells more easily. It is more contagious than other COVID-19 variants and is now the dominant strain in the U.S.   What are the Symptoms of the Delta Variant?  Symptoms of the …

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