Posted on November 27, 2018 in Caregiving TipsThe symptoms of Parkinson’s disease start slowly. Often, individuals will just feel a slight tremor in one of their hands. But the symptoms of the progressive nervous system disorder develop into more serious tremors, stiff muscles, and poor balance and eventually cause difficulty standing, walking, speaking, and eating.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2018
Posted on November 21, 2018 by in Message from the FounderAs 2018 comes to a close and Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care begins a new year of service to thousands of patients in seven states, we take stock of the many challenges facing the delivery of health care, post-acute care and our business, palliative and hospice care.
Posted on November 21, 2018 in Caregiving TipsWhen a loved one is approaching end of life, the greatest gift you can give them is your time. Tell stories. Listen to favorite songs. Treasure every second you have together.
Posted on November 16, 2018 in Hospice EducationOhio residents considering hospice care for a family member or other loved ones should consider a range of options when making their decision. Learn more about Ohio hospice resources and information below.
Posted on November 15, 2018 in Hospice EducationIf you’ve ever watched an episode of Grey’s Anatomy, ER, or Law and Order, chances are you’ve seen a fictional character face death. Despite the fact that our culture tends to shy away from talking about and accepting death, death and dying are commonly explored concepts in many TV shows and films.
Posted on November 14, 2018 in Dementia CraftsThanksgiving is a cherished holiday because of its focus on family and tradition. When someone in your family is coping with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, it’s important to plan ahead so you can have a holiday gathering that meets your loved one’s needs.