Posted on October 18, 2018 in Dementia CraftsIf you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, holidays can cause new challenges as you break from your routine for festivities and visits with friends and family.
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Posted on October 17, 2018 in Spiritual CareSometimes in life, an unexpected loss can prevent us from saying the important things that need to be said to our loved ones before they pass. In these cases, we may be left with lifelong regrets, wondering things like “what if I had a chance to say goodbye?”
Posted on October 11, 2018 in Caregiving TipsAs healthcare practitioners, we have an obligation to provide patients with all the information they need to make the best decisions about their healthcare.
Posted on October 10, 2018 in Spiritual CareSpirituality can be a great source of comfort. But when a person is facing a loss, physical and emotional pain, or other challenges, they may experience spiritual distress. Spiritual distress occurs when a person is no longer able to find meaning, peace, comfort, strength, or connection in life.
Posted on October 4, 2018 in Palliative Care“[Hospice] is about living,” says Dr. Tim Ihrig, Chief Medical Officer at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care. “We can’t change that we all are going to die. So let’s refocus the conversation from dying to “how do you want to live?”
Posted on October 3, 2018 in Caregiving TipsEven when someone has been seriously ill for some time, a terminal diagnosis can be devastating.