Posted on June 9, 2016 in Caregiving TipsPerhaps no caregiving situation can be more challenging than doing so for a loved one with dementia. Communicating with dementia patients can be difficult, and even more so when it’s your mother, father, grandparent or someone else close to you who doesn’t even remember your name in a particular moment.
Blog: Hospice Views - June 2016
Posted on June 7, 2016 in Gift of a Day“Dorothy and I talk a lot about her family and her life,” says Joyce. “I knew that she had worked at the Peabody Hotel back in the 1950s and early 1960s as a housekeeper and later as an elevator operator. We thought, ‘What would be more fun than to come back to a place you worked as the guest of honor?’”
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.
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.
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