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Blog: Hospice Views

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Celebrating the Matriarch

In preparing a patient’s Gift of a Day, we always ask our patients what they would do if they could have one perfect day. For one patient named May, it was easy: she would have just one more family reunion.
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Reliving the Dancing Days

At Crossroads Hospice, we give our patients the opportunity to make their dreams come true; to have one day that’s all their own. We call this opportunity theGift of a Dayprogram. One patient, Glen Markel, wanted to spend his Gift of a Day reliving his dancing days, getting lost in the music and the movement, and taking the time to remember his past.
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Humor & Health

Fill in the blank: Laughter is the ___ medicine. You guessed it didn’t you? Laughter is the BEST medicine. This phrase is well-known in our culture and there is research that proves the physical, mental, emotional and social benefits of laughter. Studies continue to demonstrate that laughter is, indeed, the best medicine!
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Meet our 2013 Caring More Award Winners

The “Caring More” Award is presented to outstanding social workers who go above and beyond to improve lives through their work with patients and in the community. The award includes a $500 prize to the non-profit of the recipient’s choice, and a breakfast in their honor with invited colleagues, family, friends, and a distinguished panel of judges during National Social Work Month in March.
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Crossroads Celebrates V-Day!

Today marks the kick-off of many of Crossroads Hospice’s “V-Day” celebrations. In the spirit of National Volunteer Week, we’re honoring our volunteers for their dedication to patients and families and inviting community members to learn more about getting involved.