Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2013
Posted on April 16, 2013 in Crossroads NewsNational Healthcare Decisions Day is on April 16, the day after Tax Day. This is an important day that has been set aside to encourage people to ask themselves the question, “Who will speak for me if I cannot speak for myself?”
Posted on April 16, 2013 in Crossroads NewsOne of the most debilitating intrusions in our lives today is an unexpected national or global disaster. Whether caused by nature or perpetrated by people, these uninvited and unexpected crises leave innocent people in their wake emotionally overwhelmed or physically handicapped.
Posted on April 13, 2013 in Crossroads NewsInspired by the life lessons taught in Jim Stovall’s novel, “The Ultimate Gift,” we strive to offer each patient the gift of one perfect day.
Posted on April 10, 2013 in Happiness ProjectMusic is a huge and powerful part of everyone’s life. It’s there during first dates, weddings, births, birthdays and funerals, making the emotions of the moment audible. One of our volunteers, Irma Holmon, knows the power of music and has been kind enough to entertain our patients with her singing.
Posted on April 8, 2013 in Crossroads NewsAccording to theAlzheimer’s Association, over 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Despite the prevalence of the disease, it’s still a challenge for many people to understand what it’s like to live with Alzheimer’s disease.