Posted on December 20, 2022 in Gift of a DayTruth be told, every Gift of a Day is our favorite Gift of a Day. This special program gives patients and their families the opportunity to forget about illness and day-to-day challenges as they enjoy one perfect day doing something they love.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights
Posted on July 25, 2022 in Gift of a DayAt Crossroads, we always say we put the ‘life’ in end-of-life. And that is especially true for 57-year-old Oklahoma City native, Tammy Shelts.
Posted on July 19, 2022 in Gift of a DayJames Lane was born into a family of sports lovers. His cousin played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the men in his family, tall across the board, gravitated to athletics. Though he played catcher at both La Salle College High School and Villanova University, his admiration for baseball—particularly his home team, the Philadelphia Phillies—began way before.
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 February 14, 2021 in Gift of a DayWhen someone you love is receiving hospice care, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day concerns of caregiving. Your loving care is an incredible testament to your love, but romantic gestures are a wonderful reminder that you continue to view your spouse as the love of your life, not your patient.
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.