Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - June 2015

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Meeting Willie

Hospice patient Ben Shaw’s Gift of a Day included idols, autographs, and a chance to pay it forward.
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Is Dying Easier for the Faithful?

As a hospice chaplain, I have been asked if people with faith pass away easier than those without. This question assumes these people should pass easier because of their belief in life after death.
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D-Day: A Time of Remembrance and Thanks to Our Veterans

On June 6, Crossroads Hospice commemorates one of the most decisive moments in human history: D-Day, when Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy and initiated the final chapter of Nazi tyranny.
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Alzheimer’s Disease: Puzzle Prevention

Picture this: you’re enjoying your morning coffee, filling out the crossword puzzle in the newspaper, and you come across this clue: A way to stay mentally stimulated (7 letters). What’s the answer?
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Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer is a time for trips to the beach, picnics and other fun outdoor activities. But summer’s heat can also be a danger to seniors. Over 70% of heat deaths are adults age 50 and older, according to the National Weather Service.
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