Posted on November 30, 2017 in Coping with GriefWhen you think of funeral traditions, what springs to mind? For most of us in the United States, it is likely to be customs like a viewing, a religious service, a burial, or a sprinkling of ashes.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2017
Posted on November 29, 2017 in Hospice EducationThere’s no question that delivering news that a patient has a life-limiting condition never gets easy. Too often, conversations about end-of-life wishes are delayed until after this diagnosis, making them even more fraught.
Posted on November 21, 2017 in Coping with GriefThe holidays can be a magical time with friends and family, but they can also be difficult when one of those treasured loved ones is no longer with us. Whether the loss is recent or some time has passed, you may experience a sudden rush of sadness when remembering your deceased loved one during the holidays.
Posted on November 17, 2017Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care was proud to be recognized this week by LexisNexis® Risk Solutions as one the Top 10 Hospice Providers in their LexisNexis 2017 Top 100 Home Health and Hospice Agencies Rankings.
Posted on November 16, 2017 in Hospice Education
Posted on November 14, 2017 in Dementia CraftsFamily gatherings are the hallmark of Thanksgiving, but those gatherings that bring us such joy can be confusing and overwhelming for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementia. They can also be difficult for those who haven’t seen their loved one recently and don’t realize how much their dementia is affecting them. Planning ahead can make the holiday easier for individuals on both sides.