Posted on November 9, 2017 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsOften times loved ones of American service members may find themselves asking, “What more can I do for my Veteran?” To answer this, we might assume what they want is added family gatherings, exciting activities, their favorite meals, gifts, or other simple ways of saying “thanks.” While these, at times, are an excellent way to make your Veteran feel appreciated and more at home, another family gathering isn't always exactly what your Veteran needs.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2017
Posted on November 6, 2017 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsEvery year, we partner with local facilities and organizations in the week leading up to Veteran's Day to recognize Veterans in our community. Here are just a few of the places we'll be celebrating our Veterans this week.
Posted on November 2, 2017 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsAt Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, we make it a special point to honor America’s Veterans throughout the year.
Posted on October 26, 2017 in Spiritual CareRegardless of an individual’s religious background, it is natural to take stock as you approach end of life. Spiritual concerns take on even greater significance, which is why chaplains are an essential part of the Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care team. Addressing spirituality at end of life is an important piece of the whole-person-care, team-based approach of hospice, which includes treating the patient’s physical, psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual needs.
Posted on October 25, 2017As the name of the developmental disorder indicates, children with an autism spectrum disorder are diverse and unique; they are similar to and different from children without autism and with each other. Autism covers a wide spectrum of symptoms, behaviors, and functioning levels. Now add to the uniqueness of autism, the uniqueness of grief – specifically grief over the loss of a loved one.