Posted on April 9, 2017 in Gift of a DayFormer boxer Darrell “Tyrone” Wren is a five-time Golden Glove Champion and an Olympic bronze medalist from Kansas City, MO. For his Gift of a Day, Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care teamed up with KC Golden Gloves to recognize him at the KC Golden Gloves Regional Championships.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2017
Posted on April 7, 2017 in Caregiving TipsAs the tax deadline looms, many family caregivers may be looking for last minute tax deductions to help ease their situations. For the layperson, tax law can be a very complex, even mind-boggling exercise. That’s why it’s always best to consult a tax attorney or accountant who understands how the tax laws affect a person’s unique situation.
Posted on April 7, 2017 in Gift of a DayWorld War II Veteran and Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care patient Vernon Hunt has seen a lot during his 96 years. During the war, he served in the artillery and saw action during both D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge – as well as the eventual capture of Berlin.
Posted on April 7, 2017 in Dementia CraftsFamily-centric holidays like Easter are a blessing and challenge for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. These families get to spend precious time together, but the change in routine can cause added stress. Including a few simple routines and activities for dementia patients into the day can help make holiday activities for someone with dementia more fun for everyone.
Posted on April 6, 2017 in Coping with GriefDepression is a serious condition that affects people of any age including the terminally ill - but it can be treated.
Posted on April 5, 2017 in Caregiving TipsHow many times is there a story in the news or a show on television about an end-of-life patient that prompts viewers to think: “that’s not the care I would want to receive?”