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Go through our articles to know the importance of end-of-life care, Patient care support services, hospice home care services for terminally ill patients and their family.

Upcoming Speaker Series On January 19: Death Doula

Upcoming Speaker Series On January 19: Death Doula

I'm very honored to have been chosen for a panel discussion on the Completed Life Initiative. This event will be held Tuesday, January 19th at 11am CST. Please join their mailing list and contact them for information on how to participate in the panel. I sure hope...

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Death Cafes-Liberating Conversations About Death

Death Cafes-Liberating Conversations About Death

Death Cafes - the term may not initially inspire a sense of ease or comfort, but the reality is that Death Cafes serve as safe, guided environments for strangers to gather over vitalizing tea and cakes and discuss the tabooed subject of death in a manner that is...

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What is a Patient Advocate?

What is a Patient Advocate?

A person nearing the end of their life has often been diagnosed with a terminal illness, which can take a toll on physical and mental functioning, as well as induce severe emotional distress. In such times, it can be difficult for a patient to advocate on their own...

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End of Life in the LGBTQ Community

End of Life in the LGBTQ Community

Facing the end of life can certainly be a scary and uncertain time and may be fraught with additional challenges such as discrimination and prejudices for members of the LGBTQ community. The LGBTQ community has historically faced bias and marginalization, and, sadly,...

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The Importance of Massage at End of Life

The Importance of Massage at End of Life

Massage therapy is an invaluable tool for soothing and healing and is one of the best therapies available for bringing physical and emotional comfort to a patient who is near death. As a person approaches the end of their life, they often experience a wide range of...

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JigSaw Puzzle Fun

JigSaw Puzzle Fun

As I have worked with seniors and patients that are at the end of their life, one of the things I struggle with was how to keep them entertained when they weren't feeling up for interaction.  Sometimes they just don't feel like talking. One option is  reading them a...

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What is an End of Life Doula

What is an End of Life Doula

An End of Life Doula is a guide in the emotional, spiritual, and practical care needed when a person and their family is faced with death. End of Life Doulas provide non-medical, holistic support and comfort and offer education.

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Talking About Death

Talking About Death

Talking about death and dying doesn’t need to be scary, although I realize that most people would disagree. I believe that talking about it, having open and honest discussions with our families and those people close to us, can ease the transition when that time comes.

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