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Blog: Hospice Views

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Happy 105th Birthday

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care joined in the celebration of Willie Mae Franklin's 105th Birthday today in St. Louis, MO. Her family came together with Crossroads staff and the Royal Oaks Nursing Facility staff members to sing a lively rendition of "Happy Birthday!"
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Certified Nursing Assistants: Everyday Superheroes

Certified nursing assistants are superheroes with gentle hands, encouraging words and compassionate hearts supporting patients when they need it most. Of all members of our hospice and palliative care team, certified nursing assistants are the ones who provide the most hands-on end-of-life care to our patients.
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The Buck Stops With This Gift of A Day

Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, and Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care patient Neil Sammon declared him as his "favorite president." For his Gift Of A Day, he wanted to tour the Truman Library and the City Of Independence where Truman had lived.
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School’s Out! Calling All Students To Volunteer

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care seeks compassionate volunteers to provide comfort, companionship and a helping hand to terminally-ill patients and their families. Crossroads welcomes student volunteers who are 16 years or older to donate time to hospice volunteering.
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Gift of a Day Goes to the Dogs

Nothing makes ninety-year-old Rose Lamb smile like a visit from a friendly pooch. Even though Rose receives regular visits from a volunteer dog, her family requested that a dog be included in her Gift of a Day, so they could enjoy it with her.