Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2013
Posted on August 15, 2013 in Crossroads NewsAnimal lover Billy Briggs couldn’t let that happen. He brought the yellow terrier mix home and she became known as Baby Girl. This dog truly was Billy’s best friend — the two were inseparable for years. Then, illness began to take its
Posted on August 13, 2013 in Crossroads NewsWhy do people walk through the grief process differently? There are a variety of factors, some that are easy to detect, and others that are deep-rooted in who you are and in the person who was lost. These factors include:
Posted on August 11, 2013 in Happiness ProjectWhenever Crossroads Hospice volunteer Jim Tschirhart paid her a visit, he always made a point of telling her how beautiful she looked. On this particular day, she was getting ready for a birthday party and he helped her put on a special necklace.
Posted on August 7, 2013 in Crossroads NewsTwelve-year-old Hayden White has dreams of becoming a sports broadcast journalist. The Osawatomie, KS resident pays as much attention to the play-by-play commentary as he does to the stars of his favorite teams on the field. To celebrate Hayden’s passion for sports, Crossroads Hospice staff organized his Gift of a Day: VIP treatment at a Kansas City Royals Game, including throwing the first pitch to his father, Erik.
Posted on August 5, 2013 in Crossroads NewsCrossroads Hospice is recognizing Women’s Health to raise awareness of preventable health problems and empower women to make their health a priority. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, more than half of caregivers are female. Many put the needs of their spouses, children, parents and other loved ones before their own – allowing health and wellness to take a backseat. From scheduling regular checkups to getting enough sleep, there are simple steps women can take to improve their health and lower risks of certain diseases.