Posted on April 19, 2016 in Happiness ProjectJoyce Doyle has always had “a heart for people,” so when a Crossroads Hospice representative came to her church to talk about hospice volunteering, she immediately signed up.
Blog: Hospice Views - 2016
Posted on April 18, 2016 in Gift of a DayNine-year-old Camryn Cruz has been fighting a heroic battle for much of his young life. His opponent is a malignant sarcoma of his connective and soft tissue.
Posted on April 18, 2016 in Hospice EducationOne of the many misconceptions about hospice is the idea that accepting it is like some sort of submission to power or control. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Quite frankly, we see an acceptance of hospice care as a reclamation of power and control. The power to do things on your own terms. The power to take the control of your situation back.
Posted on April 11, 2016 in Hospice EducationTime and time again, animals have proven the ability to provide an unparalleled level of comfort for end-of-life patients. Yet what has famously transpired at Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Centerin Providence, RI over the past decade has, quite frankly, still managed to leave us speechless.
Posted on April 10, 2016 in Gift of a DayThe Crossroads Hospice Gift of a Day program gives terminally-ill patients the chance for one perfect day. Each day is as unique as each patient. We've helped them have one last fishing trip, marry a long-time partner and meet their favorite celebrities.
Posted on April 9, 2016 in Gift of a DayCarol Bocklett was a stripper - but it's not what you're thinking. She was a black and white print stripper for the Lifetouch Yearbook Company for over 22 years. She arranged the negatives to create printing plates for the books, preserving those school day memories for generations of students.