On 4/11/2017, both Ashley Mock and Amanda Thompson spoke to the members of the Magnolia Rotary Club about hospice and senior care. Pictured above from left to right are Ashley Mock and Amanda Thompson.
Ashely Mock works for TriCare Hospice which has its headquarters in Kingwood Texas and provides hospice care in a patient's home or hospital if required. Ashley explained that she has recently moved to Magnolia Texas from Conroe Texas and her company is now available to members of the Magnolia community.
TriCare Hospice provides:
  • Comfort and support services to people who are facing life limited illnesses and to their familes. It helps them live out the time they have remaining to the fullest extent possible.
  • Care for the "whole person", including his or her physical, emotional, and spirtual needs.
  • Care in the patient's home, but can also be provided in a facility or whereever a patient calls home.
  • Care including drugs, physical care, counseling, equipment and supplies for patients.
  • Care that focuses on improving the quality of life.
  • Care that focuses on comfort care.
  • Care for anyone over the age of 25 that needs hospice care.
Ashley also told everyone that TriCare Hospice primarily focuses on using Medicare but can also work with Medicaid or private insurance.
Amanda Thompson works for Amada Senior Care which has offices in both Houston and The Woodlands. Some of the benefits that her company can provide are professional caregivers, personal care plans, social interaction, medication reminders, meal preparation, light housekeeping, hygiene assistance and transpotation including errands. Amada Senior Care serves The Woodlands, Conroe, Humble, Kingwood, Spring, Tomball & Cypress.
Amada Senior Care provides:
  • Non-medical home care tailored to the client's specific needs.
  • Care that is provided by caregivers who have passed a multi-tier background check.
  • Care that can postpone and possibly prevent institutionalization and in many cases, keeping families together.
  • Care that allows an elderly adult to maintain personal freedom and dignity while lowering isolation.
  • Care that increases healing and promotes health and well-being.
  • Care that can provide more safety and security than living alone.
  • Care that can reduce stress and improve the quality of life.
  • Care that can reduce expensive hospital stays.
  • Care that includes helping seniors (and/or their families) find the right assisted living or institutionsl care when the time is right.
Amanda also told everyone that Amada Senior Care will accept Medicaid or private insurance including Long Term Care (LTC). She also indicated that some life insurance policies also contain an LTC rider.
After their presentations, both Ashley and Amanda answered question from the group. The group thanked both of them for sharing their information with them.