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How Does Home Dialysis Work?

When someone learns that their kidney disease has advanced to the point where dialysis is required, it can be an upsetting and often overwhelming diagnosis. In the past, dialysis meant spending long hours at a dialysis center several times a week. But kidney dialysis at home is now an option for individuals who are determined to manage their own treatment.
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Resolutions for the Chronic & Terminally Ill

It’s that time of year when we think about how we can improve our lives and commit to resolutions for the new year. When someone is facing a serious chronic or terminal illness, resolutions can be a reminder to focus on what really matters in life. Below, we offer a few suggestions for resolutions for those with a chronic or terminal illness.
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How Palliative Works with Leukemia and Lymphoma

Leukemia and lymphoma are two different forms of blood cancer. Leukemia affects blood and bone marrow. Lymphoma affects the cells of the immune system that fight infection and is commonly found in the lymph nodes, bone marrow, thymus, and spleen.
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Crossroads Opens Doors to Hospice and Palliative Care Patients with COVID-19

This COVID-19 Pandemic has put an incredible strain on individuals at their end-of-life and their families. As if being sick and frail weren’t enough, patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, or are untested but feared to be positive, are being denied entry to long-term care facilities. Many hospice providers are also denying these patients service in their own homes.
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