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Blog: Hospice Views

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End-stage COPD: When is it time for Hospice?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, affecting over 11 million people. What’s scary is that many don’t even know they have the disease. A chronic and progressive condition, the early warning signs of shortness of breath and fatigue are often dismissed as a normal part of aging.
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Thanksgiving Centerpiece: A Craft for Dementia Patients

This month, families across America will be gathering to celebrate Thanksgiving with turkey, sharing old memories and making new ones. In addition to the holiday, November also marks National Alzheimer's Disease and Awareness Month (NADAM) and Family Caregivers Month®, a time set aside to honor the millions of caregivers who devote their time to caring for someone with a form of dementia.
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Real Heroes Wear Dog Tags: What is a Veteran?

“We need to remind people, that the real heroes wear dog tags…” said Chaplain Scalf, Crossroads Hospice, Akron-Canton, OH. Todd Connor is aware of that. This is a man who has committed his career and company to recognizing and supporting Veterans—helping ensure that they have opportunities for success and entrepreneurship upon returning home.