Posted on May 18, 2018 in Hospice EducationChronic pain is among the top complaints of patients who visit a primary care physician. In fact, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies reports there are approximately 100 million Americans affected with chronic pain. That’s more than diabetes, cancer, and heart disease combined.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2018
Posted on May 17, 2018 in Caregiving TipsHealthcare is constantly evolving to ensure patients with life-limiting illnesses have access to new treatments and care delivery models to best meet their needs. While this often improves patient quality of life, it can be confusing for billers.
Posted on May 16, 2018 in Dementia CraftsWe could all use a little extra kindness. That was Megan Murphy’s thought when she started leaving rocks painted with inspiring messages around her local beach. The Kindness Rock Project has now grown into a movement brightening local communities around the world.
Posted on May 8, 2018 in Hospice EducationOne of the reasons I got into hospice many years ago – I won’t tell you how many – is to support families at the most crucial time of their lives when they are going to say goodbye to their loved ones and they just don’t know how.
Posted on May 7, 2018 in Caregiving TipsIf you’re in Oklahoma and exploring hospice care for a family member or loved one, you should be ready to explore a range of options as you go through the process. Read more below to learn about Oklahoma hospice resources and information.
Posted on May 4, 2018 in Gift of a DaySome of the grandest ladies in Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care’s Cleveland service region were the focus of attention recently – as part of a spring fashion show – an ultimate gift for patients and residents at Villa St. Joseph in Garfield Heights, OH.