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Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights

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Gift of a Day Delivers Christmas Magic

Christmas is a magical time of year, and Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care patient George Gillespie loves every bit of it. For him, it’s just not Christmas without the lights, the decorations, and of course, the tree.
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A Millennial's Guide to Grief in a Digital World

For millennials, dealing with grief may be a new experience. Others know it all too well. Ranging from late teens through early thirties, millennials are old enough to clearly understand tragic events, interpret the emotions of those around them, and remember significant memories of a departed loved one. Additionally, millennials are mature enough to support and comfort friends and family members who are experiencing a loss.
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Gift Ideas for Caregivers

Holidays can be stressful for anyone, but they can be particularly hard for caregivers, as they juggle holiday invites, traditions, work, and the rest of their life. All of this while caring for a parent, child, or other close friend or family member.
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Surviving the Holidays in the Face of Grief

Everything seemed duller. The holiday lights weren’t as bright as they had been in years gone by. The holiday music didn’t seem so cheery. I had no appetite for the holiday feasts all around me. The gatherings and parties were a constant reminder that my loved one was missing.