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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

MLK Day 2018

January 15, 2018 —   Today, the staff of Life Source Hospice recognizes the accomplishments and contributions that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made for the betterment of our great nation. The staff of Life Source Hospice will be serving our patients today. 

Life Source Hospice to Present Continuing Education

September 5, 2017 — Life Source Hospice is proud to be presenting the Hospice Foundation of America’s webinar program, Hospice in the Nursing Home, with expert speakers John Cagle, MSW, PhD and Kathleen T. Unroe, MD, MHA.  The sessions will be held at the Life Source Hospice Conference Room, 11605 Southfork Avenue, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.  There... Read More