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...
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. ┬áSometimes they just don’t feel like talking. One option is...
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.

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.