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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.

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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A grief counselor and patient discuss the patient's emotions

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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Elderly man contemplates what to write to someone in hospice

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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A hospice chaplain holds a bible in his hands as he offers spiritual support

Spiritual Support: What is a Hospice Chaplain?

As your loved one moves into end-of-life care, they may have questions about death and how their final days will look. This uncertainty can cause …

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A grieving man sits with a bereavement counselor

Mourning Loss: What Are Bereavement Services?

Grieving the loss of a family member or friend is one of the most challenging things any person can go through. Anger, helplessness, disbelief, and …

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Young girl visiting a loved one in hospice

9 Tips for Visiting a Loved One in Hospice Care

Whenever you have a loved one in hospice care, it can be hard to make the first visit—seeing a person you have known for a …

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An older woman sits with a doctor as he takes notes on a clipboard for her dignity therapy

What is Dignity Therapy?

Whenever a family member or loved one is close to the end of life, he or she may be at peace with the situation. Unfortunately, …

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A closeup shot of a younger woman resting her hand on top of an elderly woman’s hands on a wooden table.

When Is Hospice Recommended?

Preparing for the end of life is never easy. There are many things your loved one will have to take care of, including financial and …

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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.