Posted on December 13, 2018 in Caregiving TipsThere’s no place like home for the holidays. When facing a terminal illness, that’s exactly where most patients tell us they want to be. Not stuck in a hospital. Not running back and forth to the emergency room. But home, surrounded by the people they love. Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care helps make this possible for families by providing the gift of comfort.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2018
Posted on December 12, 2018 in Caregiving TipsWhen a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, it’s natural to want to give them a little gift to lift their spirits and let them know that you are thinking of them. When buying gifts for someone who has cancer, it’s nice to give them something useful that doesn’t remind them that they are sick.
Posted on December 7, 2018 in Hospice EducationGeorgia residents considering hospice care for a family member should consider all of the information and options when making their decision. Learn more about Georgia hospice resources and information below.
Posted on December 5, 2018 in Caregiving TipsAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. It typically begins gradually and symptoms can vary from person to person. Some will initially have trouble holding an object or occasional stumble, while others experience a change in the vocal pitch or slurring of words.
Posted on November 29, 2018 in Hospice EducationHow Irene Rifkin's own health crisis informs her role as an Executive Director for Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care.