Posted on April 28, 2016For many cancer patients, it’s the side effects to cancer treatments that cause the most disruption to their daily lives. “Palliative care is a partnership. We address those side effects to provide the patient with the highest possible quality of life while their oncologist or hematologist focuses on treating the cancer itself,” says Dr. Jared Dirks, Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care Medical Director.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - April 2016
Posted on April 27, 2016 in Hospice EducationThe incredible support of our volunteers is fundamental to the success Crossroads Hospice has providing comfort, care and compassion for every Crossroads patient.
Posted on April 26, 2016 in Gift of a DayLeonard Da Vinci said, “Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
Posted on April 25, 2016 in Hospice EducationWhen we think about the superheroes of healthcare, it's easy to conjure up images of doctors and nurses and aides; the people who work the closest to the patient. Behind every great person providing patient care is a team of administrative and operational support back at the office.
Posted on April 20, 2016 in Dementia CraftsSpring is here and greenery is popping up all around us. It’s the perfect time to participate in outdoor activities for dementia patients. For most caregivers involved in hospice patient care, this time of year provides many more opportunities to to get their loved one some tranquil time outdoors.
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.