end of life care
"I found that the things fractured by our separation and divorce began to heal."
In our "death-phobic" society, few of us make the effort to prepare for death — but the ability to do so is a gift that no one should turn away.
"While we are social distancing in our homes, it’s time to have that conversation that most of us have avoided ― or didn’t even know we needed to have."
The paperwork allows you to choose someone to make medical decisions for you in case of an emergency.
“A beautifully humanistic gift from a caring staff and family."
Make a record of your passwords, folks.
We were gathered at my grandmother's home for a final visit. Coming together for this was sad but it was also more joyful than I could have imagined. We sat with her and shared stories, photos, laughter.
I met Brenda when she decided to seek hospice care. In addition to kidney failure, she had numerous ailments including painful, golf-ball-sized sores throughout her body.