Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2016
Posted on July 8, 2016 in Crossroads NewsOne of the most debilitating intrusions in our lives today is an unexpected national or global disaster. Whether caused by nature or perpetrated by people, these uninvited and unexpected crises leave innocent people in their wake emotionally overwhelmed or physically handicapped.
Posted on July 5, 2016 in Dementia CraftsSummer is here with lots of fun outdoor activities. It also means caregivers need to stay vigilant for additional safety challenges when planning activities for someone with dementia.
Posted on July 2, 2016The Veterans of World War II have been given the title of “the greatest generation.” And perhaps they are. Raised throughout the Great Depression, seeking out some sort of a living, these young folks were called to go to war where many of them paid the ultimate price. Those who did come back to the United States created the greatest superpower economically and militarily that’s ever existed.
Posted on June 30, 2016Congestive heart failure (CHF) is the leading cause of hospital admissions nationwide for adults 65 and older. What’s even worse is many of the patients return to the hospital within 30 days of their original stay.
Posted on June 20, 2016 in Dementia CraftsThe Fourth of July holiday is a time for patriotic events like picnics, parades and fireworks. Planning appropriate activities for a loved one with dementia will help keep family traditions alive in a way that is enjoyable for everyone.