Posted on July 15, 2013 in Crossroads NewsA little embarrassing. A lot humbling. The youngest of our group of friends was turning 50 and we celebrated by dancing the entire evening. The next day was spent reclined and iced. The pain improved, but didn’t resolve, and I had to do things differently because mobility was restricted. Three months later it was time for knee surgery.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2013
Posted on July 12, 2013 in Hospice EducationAt Crossroads Hospice, the comfort level of the patient’s family is as important as the care we provide for the patient. Our staff takes the time to sit down with the family, and educate them on a variety of topics and issues that may arise with hospice care.
Posted on July 10, 2013 in Hospice EducationThe sun’s rays are at their strongest during the summer when we spend the most time outside, leading to serious danger for our skin. July is UV Safety Month, a time when we raise awareness about the symptoms, risk factors and prevention techniques for skin cancer – the most common type of cancer in the United States.
Posted on July 7, 2013 in Happiness ProjectWhat would you do if you found out your life is ending sooner — much sooner than expected? What would you do with your time? What’s on your bucket list?
Posted on July 4, 2013 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsIf we didn’t have our troops, there wouldn’t be a Fourth of July! When we think of the holiday, we tend to neglect the core reason for the celebration. Why do we raise our flags high and salute our proud nation?