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Creating the Perfect Louisiana Bucket List

Connecting with a loved one toward the end of their life can be an emotional experience, but it can also be an opportunity to create some truly meaningful memories. If you're considering hospice care for a loved one, or if you have already started working with hospice...

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Best Hospice in Louisiana

Making the decision to start hospice care and trying to choose the right hospice for you or a loved one is not an easy task. For many, there is an overwhelming feeling of sadness that can take hold of everyone in this situation when the decision for hospice is made....

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What is the Role of a Hospice Caregiver?

At Hospice of South Louisiana, you’ll find a team of highly-trained medical, psychosocial, and spiritual professionals working together to make sure your loved one receives the highest level of comfort and care.  Our team is also here to provide care and support to...

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What Services Does Hospice Provide?

Hospice Care provides comfort, support, and symptom management to patients with illnesses that affect their day-to-day life. In many cases, patients need hospice services when they are given 6 months or less to live. Emotional support and care are also offered to...

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Who Created the First Modern Hospice Care?

There is no doubt that hospice care provides an invaluable service, one that helped 1.43 million Medicare recipients in 2016 alone. But when did hospice care first begin? The word “hospice” has been used throughout the world since the mid-1800s. At that time, it...

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How Long Can You Stay in Hospice?

Hospice care can be a complicated topic, because there are many things to consider. For example, how long do patients remain in this care? Even when someone is diagnosed with a terminal illness, there is no way to know how much time they have left. That uncertainty...

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