Posted on April 20, 2017 in Caregiving TipsA loved one’s terminal diagnosis is one of the most difficult things a family will ever experience. In addition to the emotional toll it takes, as the loved one declines, they often require additional support and care.
Blog: Hospice Views
Posted on April 19, 2017 in Caregiving TipsHospice care provides a team of healthcare professionals to care for terminally ill patients, both supporting the efforts of family caregivers and providing essential services. Yet, many families do not use hospice care or simply wait until it is too late. This is largely due to a number of common hospice myths and misconceptions.
Posted on April 13, 2017 in Caregiving TipsWhen a person becomes unable to make his or her own decisions due to health, injury, or any other forms of unfortunate circumstances, a power of attorney can be put into place to help their loved ones make important decisions on their behalf.
Posted on April 12, 2017 in Gift of a Day“We’re just like all the other hospice volunteers,” Sharon Doll says. In some ways, that’s true. Sharon and Jack Doll are part of the Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care volunteer team, also known as Ultimate Givers. They regularly visit hospice patients, engaging them in conversation and companionship.
Posted on April 9, 2017 in Gift of a DayFormer boxer Darrell “Tyrone” Wren is a five-time Golden Glove Champion and an Olympic bronze medalist from Kansas City, MO. For his Gift of a Day, Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care teamed up with KC Golden Gloves to recognize him at the KC Golden Gloves Regional Championships.
Posted on April 7, 2017 in Caregiving TipsAs the tax deadline looms, many family caregivers may be looking for last minute tax deductions to help ease their situations. For the layperson, tax law can be a very complex, even mind-boggling exercise. That’s why it’s always best to consult a tax attorney or accountant who understands how the tax laws affect a person’s unique situation.