Posted on June 29, 2020 in Dementia CraftsTypically, summer is a time of celebration. A time when we all stock up on burgers, hot dogs, and our favorite potluck ingredients. We invite family and friends over for picnics, barbecues, and reunions.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - June 2020
Posted on June 24, 2020 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsWe’d like to give you a glimpse inside a Crossroads Hospice Veterans Recognition Ceremony with Chaplain Clark Smith in Kansas.
Posted on June 18, 2020 in Hospice EducationWhether 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.
Posted on June 10, 2020 in Gift of a DayFor 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.
Posted on June 4, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingAttorney 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.
Posted on June 3, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingGetting 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.