Posted on March 7, 2018 in Crossroads NewsWhen selecting a hospice care provider, patients and their families have a lot of factors to consider. Some of these factors have a profound impact on the patient’s care.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2018
Posted on March 1, 2018 in Caregiving TipsCaregiving is more than just lending a helping hand. Sometimes, caregivers are the only form of mental and physical support to those facing a life-limiting illness or health complication. Other times, caregiving is simply picking up a prescription for a neighbor in need. Are you a caregiver?
Posted on February 28, 2018 in Caregiving TipsAs a seasoned nurse, I have had the opportunity to witness profound changes in society and within healthcare itself. Some are very positive, some not so positive. In this world of robust information, patients are becoming more informed and educated. Adapting and finding new ways of taking control of one’s health has dramatically impacted how to manage healthcare and ensure our self-determination is honored. However, as with most things, there is the potential for unforeseen fallout.
Posted on February 23, 2018 in Gift of a DayJessie Sanders (“Little Howlin’ Wolf”) has spent most of his life entertaining music fans and aficionados with his soulful renditions of the Blues.
Posted on February 22, 2018 in Caregiving TipsCardiac disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. In fact, 1 in every 3 deaths in the United States listed cardiovascular disease as a factor.
Posted on February 21, 2018 in Caregiving TipsWhen a patient begins receiving hospice care, a medication review is one of the first things we do at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care. This review ensures that the patient is receiving the very best combination of medication for their current needs and goals.