Posted on June 15, 2013 in Hospice EducationThis weekend, I was at my local mall and was saddened — and admittedly a bit angered — by an incident I witnessed. While In the food court I noticed an elderly lady, I am guessing in her 80s, using her cane and making her way with her food over to the only empty table.
Blog: Hospice Views - June 2013
Posted on June 13, 2013 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsOver the next five weeks, Crossroads will be celebrating veterans in a series dubbed, “Real Heroes Wear Dog Tags”. This series will reaffirm the importance of all our servicemen and women, and also remind us why we celebrate holidays like Memorial Day, Flag Day, Veterans Day, and of course, July 4th. We kick-off with a brief explanation behind Flag Day, one of the most honored holidays for our Real Heroes.
Posted on June 11, 2013 in Hospice EducationWith Father’s Day just days away on June 16th, many of us are taking time to think of the perfect gift for Dad this year. But now is also a good time to consider ways to help protect Dad’s health so he can enjoy many more Father’s Days with family.
Posted on June 10, 2013 in Hospice EducationOn Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 1pm ET, Crossroads Hospice will sponsor a free webinar on “Achieving Earlier Entry to Hospice Care: Issues and Strategies.”
Posted on June 8, 2013 in Crossroads NewsStroke is the fourth leading cause of death in America, claiming over 137,000 lives each year. A major cause of long-term adult disability, these “brain attacks” occur due to blood clots or broken blood vessels that interrupt the vital flow of blood and oxygen to the brain. When brain damage occurs, abilities such as speech, movement or memory may be impaired. Some people recover completely, but more than 2/3 of survivors face some type of disability. Currently, there are seven million stroke survivors over the age of 20 in the United States.
Posted on June 7, 2013 in Crossroads NewsAt Crossroads Hospice, we are always looking for new ways for our patients to get the most out of their experience while in our care.