This Has Nothing To Do with Throwing in the Towel A difficult aspect of hospice care is recognizing when to begin. Perhaps the biggest obstacle is realizing that hospice care has nothing to do with “throwing in the towel.” Simply [...]
The language area of the brain is impacted early in the Alzheimer’s disease process, but music touches a different part of the brain. Some individuals will respond to music when nothing else seems to reach them.
George requested hospice chaplain visits for his wife only, but instead he made a connection with the chaplain. Their visits were a beautiful journey that led to George finding peace.
Hospice is a compassionate option for people facing end of life illness. When faced with the unique needs of end stage Alzheimer's and other related dementias, hospice can be especially beneficial to the patient and family.
Hospice is not about death; it is about living and helping patients and their families make the most of the time they have together in familiar surroundings with comfort and dignity. Patients and families benefit most when Hospice care begins early.
Gratitude doesn't come naturally, but it is a chosen attitude that really can help through life's challenges.
Oxford's annual Mothers Without Daughters Spring Tea is a special event for daughters to celebrate the memories of their mothers. Enjoy food, door prizes, gifts and a time of sharing.
In honor of National Social Work Month and the 60th anniversary of the National Association of Social Workers, congratulations and thank you to the more than 600,000 social workers who make a difference in the daily live of millions of people.
Oxford HealthCare provides music therapy as part of their full service hospice care.
Oxford HealthCare recognized as best home health care agency and best hospice agency in southwest Missouri by the Springfield News-Leader.