Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - September 2021
Posted on September 29, 2021 in Hospice EducationNo one wants to think about losing a loved one. This can make end-of-life care conversations difficult and awkward. Yet, these conversations are some of the most important ones we will ever have.
Posted on September 28, 2021 in Gift of a DayNinety-six-year-old Dorothy Miller of Akron, OH is one of the patients receiving end-of-life care from Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care in Akron. Dorothy devoted a lifetime to making an impact on the community of Akron, where she spent 31 colorful years as an Akron Public Schools art teacher – before the second act of her career with the Akron Civic Theatre.
Posted on September 26, 2021 in Coping with GriefFunerals are meant to be a place to mourn the loss of a loved one, celebrate their life, and offer support and sympathy to fellow mourners. Funeral favors and mementos are a growing trend at funerals, memorials, and life celebration events. They are a way for everyone who attends to keep a little reminder of your loved one close at hand.
Posted on September 23, 2021 in Palliative CareNot too long ago, patients viewed their treatment options for the pain, symptoms, and side-effects of chronic illness with little hope. But that’s simply no longer the case.
Posted on September 22, 2021 in Happiness ProjectIn the three years Terri Bell has been volunteering as a companion for Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care in Northeast Ohio, she has visited with a total of nine patients.