Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - June 2020

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What Hospice Aides Wish You Knew About Hospice Care

Whether they are called CNAs or STNAs, hospice aides provide essential personal care to patients from bathing and grooming to assisting with meals and toileting needs. It is intimate care that creates strong bonds between the aide and their patients.
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COVID-19 Doesn’t Stop Centennial Birthday Celebration

For many seniors, coronavirus has meant a period of isolation from friends and family. No meeting up for a cup of coffee. No trips to the barber shop. No visits. Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care patient Bernard Ott resides at the Inn at University Village in Massillon, Ohio.
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Getting Healthcare Documents in Place During COVID-19

Attorney Rob Slutsky of Slutsky Elder Law has been practicing law since 1992 with a primary focus on helping families navigate the eldercare maze. Today, families face a new challenge – navigating the maze of healthcare, finances, and all the paperwork that goes along with it under the shadow of the COVID-19 crisis.
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How to Talk About a Loved One’s Illness on Social Media

Getting the news that a loved one has been diagnosed with a serious illness is never easy. Deciding when and how to tell others is yet another obstacle to overcome in that journey. Once a person becomes familiar with the medical terminology and comes to terms with the diagnosis themselves, it may be time to begin sharing this information with extended loved ones to keep them informed and expand the support system of the patient.
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