Dementia/Alzheimer’s takes so much from so many. But I believe there are things that it cannot take. It cannot rob the memories of the patient’s survivors. It cannot deplete true love. It does not have the last say.
Before she began her work in hospice, Carolyn spent many years volunteering in hospices and doing funeral ministry. During these years, she spent a lot of time with the grieving and the dying.
Grief during the holidays can involve so many emotions: sadness, anger, relief, loneliness—it can be a real roller coaster. Here are 8 tips for surviving it.
Who pays for hospice care? Hospice is funded 100% by Medicare and Medicaid. It covers the nursing, CNA, Chaplain, Social Worker visits, and more.
A Physician’s Perspective on the Value of Hospice Care As a physician, I think of hospice care through the collection of hundreds of stories in which I have played a part during my twenty years in hospital, outpatient, nursing home, and home medical care. I helped attend to Vincent through a difficult and protracted hospital…
I like to think that what I do as a hospice chaplain is help others shed light on the abstractions of life. I hope to begin the healing and reconciliation.