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Celebrating a Life: Blog

    Thursday, 24 January, 2019

    In the days, weeks and months following a loss, it’s important to remember the grieving process has no set timeline. Grieving is not a linear experience or the same from person to person— some days you may feel positive, while others may feel...

    August 15, 2019

    Understanding Hospice: Top Questions, Answered by Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care

    When a loved one is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, many of us want to provide them with the highest quality of comfort in the final days, weeks and months. That’s where hospice care comes in.

    Hospice care is designed to focus on the quality...

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    July 25, 2019

    5 Phrases to Say to a Family Caregiver to Show Your Support

    When a family member takes on the responsibility of providing comfort and care for an aging loved one, it alters many aspects of their own life. Caregiving requires the individual to reassess their personal and professional priorities to tend to the...

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    July 11, 2019

    4 Signs It’s Time to Designate a Family Caregiver

    Today, nearly 40 million Americans serve as family caregivers for an aging or ailing parent.

    It’s not uncommon for an aging loved one to be in denial over their need for assistance because they don’t want to lose their independence. But, asking for...

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    June 27, 2019

    How Family Caregivers Can Provide the Highest Quality of Care [Free Resource]

    If you’re providing comfort and care for an aging or ailing loved one, it’s likely you stepped into a caregiver without any formal training. Yet, you saw the need and willingly came forward to fulfill it.

    While you may not have envisioned yourself...

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    June 6, 2019

    4 Senior Safety Tips for the Hot Summer Months

    The summer months in Cleveland are an exciting time to get outside and enjoy the weather.

    While this may be enjoyable for most people, seniors need to take a few extra precautions during the warmer months to stay safe.

    Last year, MetroHealth reported

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    April 11, 2019

    How to Show Appreciation to a Professional Caregiver in Northeast Ohio

    Did you know nursing care facilities have a median turnover rate of 43%?

    For someone who hasn’t served as a professional caregiver, it may be difficult to understand the responsibilities that come with this role.

    Caregiving is a mixed bag of trials...

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    March 14, 2019

    4 Thoughtful Conversations to Have With a Family Caregiver

    Caring for an aging family member is a true act of love, but with it, comes a myriad of responsibilities.

    For someone who hasn’t served as a family caregiver, it may be difficult to understand the physical, mental and emotional aspects of this...

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    January 10, 2019

    8 Senior Safety and Health Concerns This Winter

    An increasing number of aging seniors prefer to remain in their own home later in life. To accommodate, we’ve discussed general home safety tips that give caregivers peace of mind. Now that the cold winter months are here, potential health and...

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    December 27, 2018

    A Tribute to Northeast Ohio Caregivers for Their Dedication to Compassion and Care

    “From caring comes courage.” –Lao Tzu

    In 2016, we created the Busch Caregiver Award program to recognize the hard work of individuals in our community that have taken on the responsibility of caregiving.

    The monthly program accepts nominations from...

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    October 18, 2018

    3 Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

    The vast majority of caregivers value the experience of caring for a loved one; however, a survey reports that many feel overwhelmed by the tasks at some point.

    Despite the fulfillment it brings, nearly 50% of survey respondents find it difficult to...

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