Posted on June 16, 2021 in Voices of CaregivingKnowing what to say to your dying father can be both intimidating and heartbreaking. These are intensely personal conversations. It’s normal to not know where to begin and to worry that you will say the wrong thing.
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Posted on June 10, 2021 in Dementia CraftsSummer can be bittersweet when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. You want to hit the road for vacation time and fun in sun, but you know you have to be extra cautious to keep your loved one protected and feeling secure.
Posted on June 9, 2021 in Palliative CareEveryone is impacted by social determinants of health. These are the conditions in the places where we live, work, learn, and play that affect our health risks and health outcomes. The building blocks of our lives are also the building blocks of our health.
Posted on June 3, 2021 in Crossroads NewsDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, Tiffany Reed has been a rock for her Crossroads team of more than 60 employees who have been fearful for themselves and their families.
Posted on May 30, 2021 in Coping with GriefMourning the loss of a loved one at any age can be an isolating and solitary experience. But for older folks who have spent numerous decades living every day with a spouse or life partner, the process of grieving and beginning a new chapter of life can feel overwhelming.
Posted on May 27, 2021 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsThis weekend, the United States will commemorate Memorial Day. Viewed by many as the unofficial start of summer, families and friends often mark the day with picnics, BBQs, or a trip to the beach. But this patriotic holiday is set aside to honor the men and women who died while serving in the military.