May 16, 2013

Candor Can Be the Kindest Approach

A friend recently worked with an attorney to create a living trust; just in case, she told the man, “something happens to me.” He startled her […]
April 24, 2013

Mind Matters

Can’t recall where you put your cell phone? That’s simple forgetfulness. Can’t recall what your cell phone is for? That might signal a deeper problem. All […]
March 24, 2013

Facts About Hospice Care

We need help when we enter this world, and when we depart it. Compassionate end-of-life care is vital. Fortunately, assistance is this field has grown. According […]
February 24, 2013

Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Experiencing an illness is difficult. Caring for someone who is chronically or terminally ill can be overwhelming. Being a caregiver changes home and family dynamics, sometimes […]
November 24, 2012

An Attitude of Gratitude

What will you be doing on the fourth Thursday of November? I hope you’ll be enjoying a bountiful feast with family or friends, or perhaps volunteering […]
September 24, 2012

Falls Are Not Inevitable

There are many kinds of falls. People fall in love. Autumn leaves fall from trees. But even in the autumn of life, falls are not inevitable. […]
July 24, 2012

Be an Advocate

Each of us is bound to spend some time in a hospice; whether for a happy event such as a birth, or for elective surgery or […]