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Blog: Hospice Views

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The Lynn and Lynn Show Was a Hit for Hospice Patient

According to Richard Moore, the son of Crossroads Hospice patient Halcyon Lynn, his mother loves to sing and she loves to be the center of attention. So it should not have been surprising when her Crossroads Hospice caregivers at the Allen Morgan Health and Rehabilitation Center asked Halcyon what entertainment she might like as a Gift of the Day and she declared, “I am the entertainment.” And so she was.
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Healing Families at the End of Life

Tolstoy famously wrote, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” This is never more true than at the end of life. This is often when family issues that have been hidden come bursting out because it’s such a stressful time. Crossroads Hospice Support Services team members are there to help with families healing, if this occurs.
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Real Heroes Wear Dog Tags: The New Age of Veteran Tech

Transitioning from military service back to civilian life can be incredibly difficult for Veterans, especially for those who have experienced combat. There needs to be resources to help ease that transition and avoid the possibility of seeing our heroes end up in danger.
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Kansas Couple Recounts 69 Years of Love

Hospice Patient Raymond Schnirch had some advice for a long and happy marriage. “Fussing and fighting is okay (but I don’t mean hit).” “Don’t be a teenage daddy.” “Don’t get married until you have a permanent place to live. Kids need to have their own bedroom so they’ll know where they’ll be the next morning.”
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Fall Candle Jar: A Craft for Dementia Patients

Summer lingers on, but the ever-shorter days say that fall is just around the corner. Engage a loved one with dementia while decorating your home for the season with this easy-to-make Fall Candle Jar craft. As you prepare for fall, it’s also a good time to prepare for how the seasonal changes may increase sundowning for those with dementia.