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Crown Resources


The Crown Hospice of Cape Girardeau and Poplar Bluff blog was created to provide additional resources to caretakers. From tips on caring for a loved one to information about how to manage grief, our blog covers the topics most relevant to hospice care.

dialysis and hospice

Hospice and Dialysis: What Are My Options?

Hospice and Dialysis: What Are My Options? Kidney failure is a heartbreaking diagnosis. It can leave you and your loved ones questioning what to do …

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What Is the Difference Between Hospice and Home Health Care?

Hospice vs. Home Health Care vs. Nursing Homes: Which Does My Loved One Need? What Is Hospice Care? Hospice care seeks to make patients as …

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What Are the Four Levels of Hospice Care?

Many people are familiar with the concept of hospice care for terminally ill patients and family caregivers. It offers a holistic approach to health with …

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end-of-life personality changes

End-of-Life Personality Changes: Dealing with Anger Before Death

Life-limiting illnesses can bring physical and emotional pain to patients and their loved ones. It’s difficult to watch your loved one deal with discomfort, limited …

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What Is End-of-Life Care and Pain Management?

If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, you’ve seen how much pain it can cause. These illnesses can …

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Hospice for dementia

Hospice for Dementia: When Is My Loved One Eligible?

Dementia is a heartbreaking condition to witness. Seeing your loved one change as they experience confusion, frustration and depression, slowly losing touch with reality, is …

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Why You Should See a Grief Counselor After the Death of a Loved One

Grieving the loss of a loved one is an incredible burden everyone bears at some point in their lives. Whether it was sudden and unexpected …

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Hospice Thanksgiving tips for celebrating with a loved one in hospice

Hospice Thanksgiving- 4 Tips for Celebrating with a Loved One

Whenever your loved one is diagnosed with a terminal illness, every part of life is affected. Unfortunately, this includes some of our favorite holidays, like …

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What to Write to Someone In Hospice

Whenever you have a friend or family member in hospice, it can be difficult to know what to say. You want to tell your loved …

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Caregiver support helps your loved one

How Caregiver Support Can Improve your Loved One’s Experience

Providing care for a loved one who has a chronic or terminal illness is a brave and selfless task. Regardless of how long you’ve cared …

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Don’t Wait To Secure Hospice Care


If your loved one is eligible for hospice care, don’t wait to find a program. Hospice care will provide your loved one with comfort, care, and support.