Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights

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A Message from Our Chief Medical Officer

Taking care of you is at the center of everything we do. Even as we navigate times of change, our priority – you – remains the same. Be assured we are taking every precaution to ensure your safety and that we can continue to care for you during these difficult times.
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The Meaning of Green

Every year on March 17th, the world seems to “go green” for St. Patrick’s Day. What started in the 17th century as a religious observance honoring the saint who brought Christianity to Ireland has become a world-wide secular holiday of revelry and celebration of all things Irish.
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Coronavirus and Caring for the Elderly

Daily, throughout all news channels, print, and electronic publications, the headlines are addressing this rapidly spreading virus and its impact throughout the world. Its medical term is COVID-19, but most of us know it simply as the “coronavirus.” Currently, the disease and its ultimate outcome are yet to be determined.
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Trends in Hospice & Palliative Care for 2020

While the debate over healthcare reform echoes throughout the country, the hospice and palliative care industry is moving towards the next decade with a set of its own goals. “This is not about healthcare reform,” says Dr. Timothy Ihrig, Chief Medical Officer for Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care. “The electric light was not created with the improvement of candles. Ergo, it’s not about healthcare needing to reform. We need to reform how we care.”
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What We're Thankful For

The staff, volunteers, and leadership team of Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care have so much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. We asked a few members of our team to share what they’re thankful for this year.