Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2016

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Crossroads Hospice patient makes magical memories with a Gift of a Day

Herbert Bahr is a man who remembers his happiest times in terms of others. A patient of Crossroads Hospice in Dayton, Herbert, 89, told Crossroads social worker Stephanie Jackson that the best time of his life was in the early days of Walt Disney World® in Florida, where he worked as a supervisor-foreman on the landscaping crew.
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Bringing Hospice to Prison: Val’s Story

Val Criswell is a Support Services Director at Crossroads Hospice. She's been in this position for about four years, and she supervises Social workers, chaplains, volunteer managers and the bereavement department. A few years ago, Val became involved with something on the side: the program working to bring hospice education to prisons in Missouri. That's when her Executive Director asked if she would be interested in joining the committee.
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A High Rolling Gift of a Day

Ben Duhon was a high roller who made frequent trips to Las Vegas. For his Gift of a Day, he wanted one more trip to the casinos, so his Crossroads Team organized a trip to Harrah's Kansas City.
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