Posted on June 5, 2016 in Gift of a DayRoger Good is a huge National Hot Rod Association fan. He loves the roar of the engines and the smell of the Nitro. For his Gift of a Day, we took a very special trip to see the races.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2016
Posted on June 2, 2016 in Crossroads NewsCrossroads Hospice & Palliative Care joined in the celebration of Willie Mae Franklin's 105th Birthday today in St. Louis, MO. Her family came together with Crossroads staff and the Royal Oaks Nursing Facility staff members to sing a lively rendition of "Happy Birthday!"
Posted on June 1, 2016 in Hospice EducationCertified nursing assistants are superheroes with gentle hands, encouraging words and compassionate hearts supporting patients when they need it most. Of all members of our hospice and palliative care team, certified nursing assistants are the ones who provide the most hands-on end-of-life care to our patients.
Posted on May 29, 2016 in Gift of a DayHarry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, and Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care patient Neil Sammon declared him as his "favorite president." For his Gift Of A Day, he wanted to tour the Truman Library and the City Of Independence where Truman had lived.
Posted on May 27, 2016 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsOn Memorial Day, Crossroads Hospice remembers the brave men and women who have lost their lives while serving our country in the armed forces. However, the words "Never Forget" take on new meaning for the families of Veterans living with dementia.
Posted on May 20, 2016 in Happiness ProjectCrossroads Hospice & Palliative Care seeks compassionate volunteers to provide comfort, companionship and a helping hand to terminally-ill patients and their families. Crossroads welcomes student volunteers who are 16 years or older to donate time to hospice volunteering.