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Introduction to Hospice Care

At America Hospice and Palliative Care, we understand that facing a life-limiting illness can be an overwhelming and emotional experience for both patients and their families. Our hospice care services are designed to provide comprehensive support, guided by a compassionate philosophy that emphasizes comfort, dignity, and peace during the end-of-life journey.

The Philosophy of Hospice Care

Hospice care is rooted in a holistic approach to end-of-life care, acknowledging that each individual’s experience is unique and that physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being are all interconnected. The guiding principles of hospice care include:

  1. Providing compassionate, patient-centered care that respects each individual’s unique needs and preferences.
  2. Focusing on enhancing the quality of life for patients, rather than seeking to cure their illness.
  3. Supporting patients and their families with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to care.
  4. Honoring the dignity and autonomy of patients, empowering them to make informed choices about their care.

Services Provided by Hospice Care Organizations

Hospice care organizations like America Hospice and Palliative Care offer a wide range of services to support patients and their families, including:

  1. Medical care focused on symptom management and pain relief.
  2. Emotional support and counseling for patients and their loved ones.
  3. Spiritual care that addresses the individual’s beliefs and values.
  4. Assistance with daily activities and personal care.
  5. Respite care to give family caregivers a temporary break.
  6. Grief support and bereavement services following the loss of a loved one.

Why Choose America Hospice and Palliative Care?

America Hospice and Palliative Care is dedicated to providing exceptional hospice care services to residents of Sugar Land, Houston, and over 100 towns and rural areas in Texas. Our experienced team of professionals is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care that honors the unique needs and preferences of each patient and their family.

When you choose America Hospice and Palliative Care, you can trust that our team will be with you every step of the way, providing guidance, support, and expertise during this challenging time. We are honored to be a part of your end-of-life journey and are committed to helping you find comfort, peace, and dignity throughout the process.

For more information about our hospice care services and how we can support you and your family, please contact America Hospice and Palliative Care today.

We Listen. We Care. We Serve.

When you are faced with the challenge of finding a hospice provider to help care for the emotional and physical well-being of someone you love, maybe your mom or dad, you will be faced with many questions.

Making the decision about hospice care for a loved one is never easy, but finding the right answers can help you feel more comfortable with the options available and confident in your final decision.

America Hospice and Palliative Care operates hospice and palliative care programs throughout Sugar Land, Houston and over 100 towns and rural areas in Texas. We pride ourselves on being one of the leading providers of end-of-life care for Texas families.


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Anyone diagnosed with limited life expectancy can receive hospice care.

Once a doctor confirms an illness is terminal (life expectancy of six months or less), they will collaborate with the America Hospice and Palliative Care team to provide services tailored to the patient’s needs and desires.

While many patients have cancer, we also care for individuals with various life-limiting conditions, such as heart and lung disease, kidney disease, neurological disorders, stroke, Alzheimer’s, and other dementias. Family and friends benefit from hospice care as well, receiving support to help the patient and adjust to life changes.

A common misconception is that all hospice patients are bedridden, critically ill, and incapable of living life to its fullest. Hospice celebrates life, assisting you in fulfilling your unique needs during this life chapter.

For any questions about hospice care or eligibility, contact our Admission Coordinator at America Hospice and Palliative Care.



After receiving a diagnosis for limited life expectancy, patients must make an important choice about goals for their treatment.

When a doctor concludes that no curative treatment exists for a specific illness, the therapy is no longer effective, or you decide the treatment side effects are too severe, you might consider opting for comfort care as your ultimate objective.

Aggressive medical treatment prioritizes curing the physical ailment over addressing the patient’s emotional and spiritual needs, often requiring intensive clinical care that can reduce life quality. Hospice care, on the other hand, focuses on comfort by alleviating pain and other symptoms while continuing to cater to the emotional and spiritual needs of both the patient and their family.

Hospice care neither extends life nor accelerates death; instead, it eases pain and physical discomfort, allowing the patient to enjoy a more peaceful and fulfilling life quality. At America Hospice and Palliative Care, care and support services primarily occur in the patient’s home or residence. Many families have expressed that they waited too long to fully benefit from hospice care’s offerings.



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We are one of Texas' premier providers of end-of-life care. Click the button below to Request Information or call (713) 334-2300 to learn how hospice care can help.