Posted on May 9, 2019 in Caregiving TipsEvery year, we celebrate Mother’s Day, honoring our mothers for all the love and care they provided to us. But for many families, this is a time of sadness as they face the realities of serious illness, provide care, and prepare to say goodbye to a mother in their life.
Blog: Hospice Views - 2019
Posted on May 9, 2019 in Gift of a DayBecoming an American Citizen is a dream of many immigrants. It certainly was for Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care patient Malkan “Dada” Hasmukhla. Originally from India, he moved to the United States seven years ago and soon began the path to that dream.
Posted on May 8, 2019 in Hospice EducationRecently, Washington State Senator Maureen Walsh stated that nurses “working at hospitals in rural regions probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day.”
Posted on May 7, 2019 in Gift of a DayIt’s a safe bet that the last thing Ruth Fuqua expected on a sunny day in late March was to have champagne poured on her head. But the 79-year-old who lives in Emma, Missouri happily went along with the long-held balloonist tradition of welcoming her back to earth after soaring the skies over Missouri in a hot air balloon for her Gift of a Day from Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care.
Posted on May 2, 2019 in Caregiving TipsThere are many special moments in life that are best shared with family members and loved ones. From graduations and weddings to milestone birthdays and other special announcements, it’s these types of occasions that so often bring families together.
Posted on May 1, 2019 in Happiness ProjectEach May, we observe Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is “Connect, Create, Contribute” which encourages older adults to connect with their community, create vibrant and engaging activities, and contribute by sharing their time, talents, and experience.