Posted on June 22, 2018Buttons come in all shapes and sizes – and we all seem to have a mismatched collection of them. A drawer or bowl filled with buttons that came with new clothes or fall off our old ones and get tossed aside and forgotten. Most of us will never use them for what they’re intended, so instead you can turn them into a fun activity for a loved one with dementia.
Blog: Hospice Views
Posted on June 19, 2018 in Caregiving TipsWhen considering the differences between hospice and palliative care, it’s easy to get confused. The two are alike in so many ways. In other ways, they are different. As a patient with life-limiting conditions, understanding these differences is key to making an informed healthcare decision.
Posted on June 14, 2018 in Caregiving TipsAs Father’s Day approaches, families are presented with a good reminder of the importance of spending quality time with an aging parent. Too often, we let time pass us by and end up regretting not taking the time to create meaningful moments with our fathers while we still had time.
Posted on June 5, 2018 in Crossroads NewsFor those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, every day is the longest day. Each year on the summer solstice, the Alzheimer’s Association holds The Longest Day events around the world from sunrise to sunset to fundraise and honor individuals and their caregivers who are facing this disease.
Posted on June 4, 2018 in Caregiving Tips“It is not length of life, but depth of life that matters.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Coming to terms with a serious illness diagnosis can be difficult.
Posted on May 25, 2018 in Gift of a DayTrue love is forever – and when our Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care patient Donald Henke expressed a wish to marry his longtime girlfriend Karen Slabaugh for his Gift of a Day, the whole community jumped in to make it a perfect day.