Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2016

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Photo Box: Activities for Dementia Patients

Short-term memory loss is often cited as the first warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. As the disease progresses, more and more memories may be lost including the names and faces of the people the individual loves most.
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Online Grief Support: How Facebook Helps Us Cope

Eventually, a person is likely to deal with loss. A person reading this, on the Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care blog, is presumably even more likely. Dealing with loss is simply a part of life. It can be confusing, scary and lonely. Experiencing those feelings is experiencing grief.
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Facebook Accounts After Death: What Happens Next?

Today, nearly everyone is on Facebook — our children, parents and even some of our grandparents. Here’s an interesting statistic about the popular social media platform: With over one billion users, approximately 10 thousand of them pass away every day. Over its first eight years, over 30 million Facebook users have passed away. In another 100 years, that number will increase to 500 million.
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Unique Care Plans: Veterans

One out of every four hospice patients in the United States is a Veteran. These military Veterans have unique experiences and perspectives and, as patients of Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, we work with them and their families to create an equally unique plan of care for each of them.
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