Say what you need to say because tomorrow is promised to no one. And you don't want to have regrets..
— Landrea Miller (@lovelovelandi) June 16, 2014
Yet another great post from Caring.com: Lesson #1: Don't wait until the last minute Lesson #2: It's OK, even comforting, to let on that you know the end is nearing Lesson #3: Follow the dying person's lead Lesson #4: Truth is good -- but so is … [Continue reading]
Caring.com has a great post based on Hospice Nurse Maggie Callanan's book Final Journeys: A Practical Guide for Bringing Care and Comfort at the End of Life The four myths about how to act around someone who's dying are: Don't cry in front of … [Continue reading]
"NPR's Julie Rovner reports on the impact the memo could have on patients' wishes for their end-of-life care. JULIE ROVNER: This year, marks the 20th anniversary of the year Congress first passed the law requiring that Medicare patients be told … [Continue reading]
"A bunch of folks interested in advance directives and palliative care are encouraging families to make the talk part of their regular holiday plans. One way to get started is a five-question guide* put together by a grassroots group called Engage … [Continue reading]