Posted on October 11, 2016 in Gift of a DayHarry Weimer loves to watch TV game shows and his favorite one has always been the daytime mainstay “The Price is Right.”
Blog: Hospice Views - 2016
Posted on October 6, 2016In the past 60 years, the landscape for those facing breast cancer has dramatically changed thanks to dedicated researchers and doctors constantly looking for new breast cancer treatments to fight the disease and techniques that improve patient quality of life.
Posted on October 5, 2016 in Palliative CareOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's hard to miss with everything from our green logo to NFL gloves and shoes going pink. It's been a very successful awareness campaign – except with all that pink, it's easy to overlook that men get breast cancer, too. In fact, over 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone.
From Hospice to Harley: A Final Motorcycle Ride Results in a Perfect Day for a St. Louis, Missouri Hospice Patient and Vietnam Vet
Posted on October 4, 2016 in Gift of a DayBenny Thompson is a proud U.S. Army Veteran who served his country as a sergeant and artilleryman during the Vietnam War (1971-72). He is also the father of two, grandfather of eight, and great-grandfather of five.
Posted on October 3, 2016 in Hospice EducationIn hospice care, the focus is on caring for the whole patient. This is why we have a multi-disciplinary team visiting each patient. It’s easy to understand the role of nurses and aides in hospice care, but emotional and spiritual support often prompts the question: What does a hospice chaplain do?
Posted on September 30, 2016 in Crossroads NewsEach fall, Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care makes a special effort to honor our Veterans for their sacrifices and commitment to protecting our freedoms. That’s because November is Veterans Month.