Posted on April 29, 2021 in Voices of CaregivingWhen people think of college students, they generally think of young adults with few responsibilities. Yet a growing number of college students are juggling classes with caring for children, spouses, siblings, and parents with disabilities and chronic illnesses. In fact, more than half of family caregivers are between the ages of 18 and 49 years old.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - April 2021
Posted on April 28, 2021 in Hospice EducationWhen the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, stay-at-home orders swept across the country. As restrictions for many eased, many at-risk individuals remained hunkered down. Now that vaccines are more widely available, it opens up the possibility of visiting older and immunocompromised loved ones.
Posted on April 27, 2021 in Happiness ProjectWhen Cindy Billideau put out a request for a volunteer artist to paint a wall mural at the Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care offices in Cleveland, she wasn’t expecting an immediate response.
Posted on April 22, 2021 in Happiness ProjectWhen the world shut down last year, it would have been understandable if our hospice volunteers quietly disappeared to ride out the pandemic. But that didn’t happen. Instead, they worked with our Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care volunteer managers to come up with safe and innovative ways to continue to support our terminally ill patients.
Posted on April 15, 2021 in Dementia CraftsDon’t wait for April showers to bring you May flowers. Brighten up your rainy days with a colorful craft that will bring you and your loved one with dementia some added joy.