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April is National Volunteer Month

April 12, 2018 — National Volunteer month in the United States takes place in the month of April. This month is dedicated to honoring all of the volunteers in our communities as well as encouraging volunteerism throughout the month. Life Source Hospice volunteers are members of a dedicated group of loyal and sensitive individuals who give of themselves to help ensure... Read More

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 12, 2018 — National Healthcare Decisions Day Life Source Hospice is promoting National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16) to inspire, educate and empower the public about the importance of advance care planning.  Advance care planning involves making future healthcare decisions that include much more than deciding what care you would or would not want; it starts with expressing preferences,... Read More

March is National Social Worker Month

March 4, 2018 — The official theme for Social Work Month in March 2018 is “Social Workers: Leaders. Advocates. Champions. Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country to tur n the spotlight on the profession and highlight the important contributions they make to society. Hospice social workers assist with some of the more unique and complicated daily living details.... Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2018 — Happy Valentine’s Day from the leadership and staff of Life Source Hospice. Valentine’s Day is all about love. Our nurses, aides, and other hospice professionals strive to show that love to our patients and their caregivers every day, though our commitment to excellent patient care and attention to detail. Life Source Hospice strives to provide... Read More

Mardi Gras is Tuesday, February 13th

February 12, 2018 — Mardi Gras is Tuesday, February 13th.  While the majority of South Louisiana will be letting the good times roll, the Life Source Hospice office will be open regular hours, and our nurses, aides, and other hospice professional will be on the roads visiting our patients and caregivers as scheduled. We’d like everyone to enjoy the... Read More

Pride In Food Service Week

February 5, 2018 — February 5th – 9th, 2018, is Pride In Food Service Week.  Life Source Hospice would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation to the food service professionals in the nursing homes and assisted living facilities in our service area, the local hospitals and acute care facilities, and the councils on aging and other... Read More

February 2 is Go Red For Women Day

February 2, 2018 — February 2 is Go Red For Women Day, and Life Source Hospice encourages everyone to wear red to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and save lives. Hospice care is appropriate for patients with end-stage cardiac conditions, including congestive heart failure (CHF), if the patient meets the admission criteria set forth by Medicare and Medicaid. Life Source... Read More

February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2018 — As the nation is celebrating American Heart Month throughout the month of February, Life Source Hospice would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge and thank the medical professionals and paraprofessionals for the care they provide to cardiac patients throughout our service area.  Hospice care is appropriate for patients with end-stage cardiac conditions, including congestive... Read More

January 28 is Data Privacy Day

January 26, 2018 — This Sunday, January 28th is Data Privacy Day. At Life Source Hospice, we respect the right to privacy of our patients and their families, caregivers, and others associated with their care. We proudly adhere to and are compliant with all HIPPA regulations, and take special care to ensure the security and privacy of all protected... Read More

Activity Professionals Week

January 21, 2018 — Activity Professionals Week is January 21-27, 2018.  Life Source Hospice would like to thank the activity professionals at the nursing homes, assisted living facilities, councils on aging, and senior centers throughout our service area.  Your dedication to improving the quality of life for senior adults and patients is commendable and deeply appreciated. To include Life... Read More