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Blog: Hospice Views

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Easter Egg Bunny: Activities for Dementia Patients

Living with dementia can be a very lonely experience. Individuals with dementia tend to stop pursuing regular activities and pastimes due to memory or mobility issues or because they lack the confidence to leave their homes out of fear of becoming lost, confused, or stigmatized.
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Everything Your Hospice Team Needs to Know

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care comes to the patient whether they are in a nursing home, assisted living facility, or his or her own home. This allows the patient to remain where they are most comfortable while a team of hospice professionals supports the care being provided by family or facility caregivers.
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What is a For-Profit Hospice?

When selecting a hospice care provider, patients and their families have a lot of factors to consider. Some of these factors have a profound impact on the patient’s care.
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Community Resources for Family Caregivers

Caregiving is more than just lending a helping hand. Sometimes, caregivers are the only form of mental and physical support to those facing a life-limiting illness or health complication. Other times, caregiving is simply picking up a prescription for a neighbor in need. Are you a caregiver?
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Do Not Resuscitate Tattoo: Is There a Better Way?

As a seasoned nurse, I have had the opportunity to witness profound changes in society and within healthcare itself. Some are very positive, some not so positive. In this world of robust information, patients are becoming more informed and educated. Adapting and finding new ways of taking control of one’s health has dramatically impacted how to manage healthcare and ensure our self-determination is honored. However, as with most things, there is the potential for unforeseen fallout.