Since 2011, Vantage Hospice has offered in-patient, at-home, continuous, and respite care to patients with life-limiting illness in the greater Houston area. Now approaching its 10th anniversary, the company has announced that it has expanded its services to include palliative care.
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Most Common Health Issues for Adults 65 and Older
Health issues can arise at any age, but the following chronic illnesses become more likely for those 65 and older.
Have You Registered to Become an Organ Donor?
Modern medicine is incredible – the success rate for organ transplants continues to rise, doubling and quadrupling patients’ chances of survival compared to those on the waiting list in some cases. Unfortunately, the transplant waiting list is growing at a rate faster than organs are being donated.
Unique Ways to Honor Your Loved One
When you lose a special person, it only seems right to honor them in a special way. Here are 10 ideas to keep the memory of your loved one alive.
Why You Should Create an Advance Care Plan Today
Have you ever thought about what would happen if you landed in the hospital unable to speak for yourself? What if the doctor couldn’t get in touch with your loved ones in order to convene about important decisions that would impact your quality of life? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. But, now that you have, it’s time to create your advance care plan.
The Effects of Flexibility as You Age and How to Maintain It
We’re born flexible, but our muscles and ligaments become tighter and tighter with each year, especially when we’re not regularly stretching. As young adults, and even into later years, this decreased flexibility hardly seems noticeable, as it doesn’t hinder our everyday life.
How Positive Thinking Affects Your Brain
Is the glass half empty or half full? If you see it as half full, chances are, you’re more creative, attentive, and productive than the person who sees it as half empty. Here’s why:
Considering Becoming the Primary Caregiver for Your Loved One?
Caregivers don’t just look after another person – they provide the physical and emotional support needed for that person to get through their day. If you’re contemplating becoming the primary caregiver for your loved one, here are some points to consider.
The Best Exercises for Seniors
The benefits of regular exercise are endless, but as we age, exercises we were once able to do are not quite as accessible. If you’re looking for ways to stay active, read on!
How to Write a Memoir
End-of-life for many is a time for reflection. It’s also a time to share your life story with others. To ensure your story lives on, consider writing a memoir for friends and family to read and share across generations.