Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights

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Vet to Vet on This Special Day

“When I was in the military, I didn’t think much about the importance of what I was doing,” says Air Force Veteran Loretta M. Davis. “But now, Veterans Day is a very touching day for me. I think back on the day I left the military. They gave me a folded flag and told me [I was a civilian now] and I had tears in my eyes. I’m proud to be an American and to have served my country.”
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For 16-Year-Old Madelyn, It’s Not About Credit

She recently joined our team of volunteers and last week, she made her first patient visit when she spent time with Crossroads patient Sam Paul. “I’ve known him since elementary school when our class would visit the building where he lived,” Madelyn says. “I haven’t seen him in awhile because high school is so busy. “
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Properly Honoring Our Veterans: Questions to Avoid

Each year on Veteran’s Day, November 11th, we honor the hundreds of thousands of men and women who’ve served our nation. Cities across the country will host patriotic parades, school events and neighborhood celebrations as people of all ages salute the Veterans in their community.
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Non-Profit vs. For-Profit Hospices: What Is the Difference?

Each November during National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, organizations across the country raise awareness about the many benefits of this philosophy of care and the important factors patients and families should consider when choosing a provider. All patients will have the option to select a for-profit or non-profit hospice. It’s important to understand the similarities and differences between the two types of providers.