Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights

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The Culture Connection: Muslim End-of-Life Practices

The fundamental belief for Muslims is the oneness of God and belief in Muhammad as the last Prophet of God. Islam is built on five pillars: Declaration of Faith, Prayer, Fasting (for the entire month of Ramadan, from dawn to dusk), Charity and Pilgrimage to Mecca (site of the Holy Sanctuary built by Abraham).
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Tailgate and Celebrate 20 Years Providing More in Hospice Care

Crossroads Hospice continues our 20th Anniversary celebrations this week with Indoor Tailgate Parties. We welcome healthcare professionals to join us for networking and nosh and learn more about how our expert team can help yours.
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A Call to Do More: World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

Today is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day – a day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. This year’s theme is Hidden Lives/Hidden Patients, which focuses on patients living in unique conditions that often struggle with access to palliative care including children, the LGBT community, soldiers and those in rural areas.
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Heroes Abound in Kansas City

Neal Adams is a world-renowned comic book artist known for his work on Superman, Batman, and the Green Lantern, among other superheroes. But at the recent Kansas City Comic Con, he played the hero for Crossroads Hospice patient Aaron Murphy, 36.