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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.
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Hospice Month: My, how we have grown

“Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new... but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design?” - Paracelsus…that says it all. Where did the time go? I’m going to try to describe this 20 year odyssey called Crossroads Hospice.
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Death & Grief on Television

“Most people are never in a hospital operating theater or a court room – but they have watched ER or Law and Order,” says Dr. David Gudelunas, professor of Media Studies at Fairfield University. “Television gives us experiences we have never had before. It is certainly a gateway to human experience.”
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8 Halloween Costumes for Seniors

All the feelings of fall are in the air, and that’s a sure sign that Halloween is right around the corner. The holiday isn’t just for kids, though--your older loved ones can unleash their creativity and dress up to participate in the festivities as well. Here are eight ideas for fun, senior-friendly Halloween costumes.