Southeast Texas Hospice Care Information – Courtesy of Harbor Hospice Beaumont Tx

We have a lot of readers looking for detailed Southeast Texas hospice care information.

Hospice is one of the fastest growing elements of the senior health sector across Southeast Texas

Today, we are providing an introduction to hospice care for our Southeast Texas senior readers.

Many Southeast Texas senior citizens have close friends and family members who have chosen Southeast Texas Hospice care to assist them in giving them the best quality of life when facing a terminal illness or accident.

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Despite the growth of Hospice care in The Golden Triangle region over the past two decades, many Southeast Texas seniors and their families are still uncertain of what exactly Hospice encompasses.

This is a brief introduction to Hospice care in Southeast Texas for our readers that should be helpful for assisting Golden Triangle senior citizens, their family members, and loved ones in understanding:

  • What Hospice is
  • What hospice does for Southeast Texas senior citizens who choose Hospice.

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Hospice care is a philosophy of care that accepts dying as a natural part of life. When death is inevitable, hospice seeks neither to hasten nor postpone it but to provide the resources to insure, as best they can, that the final life experience is supported by knowledgeable professionals.

Southeast Texas hospice services provide care and comfort to Golden Triangle seniors diagnosed with a terminal illness that has been certifieHospice Care Village Mills Texasd by their Southeast Texas senior care physician.

Hospice and palliative (pain relief) care is provided through a team-oriented approach to a senior’s medical care, pain management, emotional support, and spiritual support.

The care-plan for Southeast Texas senior citizens receiving hospice treatment is developed and tailored to the patient’s needs while supporting the family’s wishes.

Hospice focuses on caring, not curing.

This is different from the medicine we are used to from the time we are children, but it is an ideal resource for many Southeast Texas senior citizens- emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

In most cases; care is provided in the Southeast Texas senior’s home.

Hospice Care Services in The Golden Triangle can also be provided at facilities like Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, in nursing homes, and in Southeast Texas senior living facilities.

The services provided by Southeast Texas Hospice providers include:Hospice Care Information Jasper Tx

  • Provided in the patient’s home, free standing hospice centers, hospitals, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities. The majority of hospice care in SoutheastTexas is provided to patients in their own home, or wherever home may be.
  • Available to patients of any age, religion, race, or illness.
  • Covered under Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage Plans, and most private insurance plans, HMOs, and other managed care organizations.
  • For any person who has a life-threatening or terminal illness with a prognosis of six months or less if the illness runs its course.
  • For patients with both cancer and non-cancer illnesses.
  • Available for the patient and their family facing an end-of-life illness. Southeast Texas Hospice providers assist by providing palliative (pain relief) care services for patients and education and counseling for their families.
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through SETX hospice staff that are on call.
  • Typically covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and some private insurance companies when the expense is related to the terminal diagnosis. This includes medications, supplies, durable medical equipment, and nursing services.

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Naomi Naierman, CEO of American Hospice Foundation nicely outlined Hospice’s overall mission , “The gift of hospice is its capacity to help families see how much can be shared at the end of life…”

If you or a Southeast Texas senior citizen you know have additional questions about Hospice, a representative from Harbor Hospice is prepared to answer your questions or to get your more information.

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We hope you have found today’s introduction to hospice for Southeast Texas seniors article helpful.

If you’d like more in depth Southeast Texas hospice introduction, your Southeast Texas senior care physician is an excellent resource.

Are you looking for more Southeast Texas hospice care information?

Stay tuned to SETXSeniors.com.

We provide over 25 LOCAL articles each year highlighting various aspects of hospice care in The Golden Triangle.

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We cover a wide range of hospice related topics:

  • What is hospice care?
  • Hospice care testimonials from family members of those who have chosen hospice in Southeast Texas
  • Who is eligible for hospice care in The Golden Triangle?
  • How can I get more information on hospice care?

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