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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.

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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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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Top 5 Gifts for Seniors

Top 5 Gifts for Seniors The hardest people to buy for… If you’re like most of us, the hardest people on your Christmas list to …

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‘Tis the Season for Seniors!

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“The Extasy of the Gods” Happiness in the Sermon on the Mount

Happiness in the Sermon on the Mount As we’ve put together our series entitled, “What Jesus Said About Happiness,” we have discovered lots of wonderful …

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Shorter Days and Dementia: Fighting Late-Day Confusion

Late-Day Confusion One of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is late-day confusion. Often called “sundowning,” this phenomenon usually worsens as …

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Visiting Hospice Patients: Top 5 Questions Answered

Visiting a Patient in Hospice Care If you know someone in hospice care, you may have concerns about visiting. Will you disturb them? Will you …

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Giving is Living–7 Ways Helping Others Helps You

Giving is Living: 7 Ways Helping Others Helps You “It is more blessed to give than receive” is one of the most repeated Biblical quotes …

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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.