Posted on April 27, 2013 in Crossroads NewsFill in the blank: Laughter is the ___ medicine. You guessed it didn’t you? Laughter is the BEST medicine. This phrase is well-known in our culture and there is research that proves the physical, mental, emotional and social benefits of laughter. Studies continue to demonstrate that laughter is, indeed, the best medicine!
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - April 2013
Posted on April 26, 2013 in Crossroads NewsEvery year millions of trees are planted across the U.S. to observe Arbor Day. It’s a day when the benefits of trees are acknowledged, and people can do more for the environment, and society, by “going green.”
Posted on April 25, 2013 in Caring More AwardsThe “Caring More” Award is presented to outstanding social workers who go above and beyond to improve lives through their work with patients and in the community. The award includes a $500 prize to the non-profit of the recipient’s choice, and a breakfast in their honor with invited colleagues, family, friends, and a distinguished panel of judges during National Social Work Month in March.
Posted on April 22, 2013 in Happiness ProjectIt has often been said, “Those who can, do. Those who can do MORE, volunteer.”
Posted on April 21, 2013 in Hospice EducationPicture this: after receiving a variety of cancer treatments, one day when you visit your doctor, you’re told that you’re not eligible for any more treatment for your cancer. But, you still have things you want to do; you don’t want to lie in bed, in pain, waiting to feel worse. You want to play with your grandchildren, golf or maybe keep a journal to share with your loved ones. The Crossroads Hospice CancerLink program can help. Emotional and spiritual support from team members, physicians, nurse practitioners and volunteers are available to you.