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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

Our Service Area is Thawing Out

January 18, 2018 — Temperatures in the greater Baton Rouge area have warmed above freezing and many of the surface streets have already thawed. Our business office is open today, Thursday, January 18, our phones are restored, and our nurses, aides and other professionals are on the roads and out seeing our patients.  Thank you for your patience during... Read More

Ice Storm Causing Road Closures, Phone Difficulties

January 17, 2018 — Due to icy road conditions and road closures, our offices will be closed today, Wednesday, January 17th, We are also experiencing an AT&T telephone outage. Our emergency back-up number is (225) 276-7593. Our emergency plan has been activated and our nurses are on-call around the clock to assist with any patient crisis that may arise.... Read More

Tulsa Zoo elephant begins hospice care

January 16, 2018 — The Tulsa Zoo’s first elephant, Gunda, is experiencing a natural decline in health because of her advanced age. After thoughtful deliberation, animal care and veterinary staff are initiating hospice care, to ensure Gunda is comfortable as staff monitors her quality of life. The longest resident of the Tulsa Zoo, Gunda celebrated her 67th birthday last... Read More