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Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - July 2023

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Navigating the Challenges of Sandwich Generation Caregiving

The term "sandwich generation" refers to people who are simultaneously caring for their aging parents and their own children. It can be a challenging and demanding role, as individuals in the sandwich generation often find themselves juggling multiple responsibilities and facing various emotional and financial pressures.
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The Impact of Loss on Friendships and Family Dynamics

The death of a loved one is a profound and life-altering experience that can deeply impact our relationships. While we hope for support and comfort from friends and family during such a challenging time, it's not uncommon to experience conflict or to find some individuals gradually disappearing from our lives. This can be a painful and confusing experience, adding an extra layer of grief and loss.
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Right Program, Right Time: Unique Care at Crossroads

As a nurse practitioner, I am often asked about the difference between hospice and palliative care. The words “hospice” and “palliative” can trigger different emotions and hold different meanings for different people. The examples below can offer some clarity on these differences as well as how these types of care work together at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care.
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Activities for Dementia Patients: Bookmark Craft

Engaging in crafts can be a truly beneficial and fulfilling activity for a loved one with dementia. Crafts provide a wonderful opportunity for self-expression and creativity. The process of making something with their own hands can bring a sense of accomplishment and pride, boosting self-esteem and fostering a positive emotional state.