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...
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...
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,...
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...