Monthly Archives: November 2016

Shared via NHPCO – With a mysterious illness, when should the palliative care talk happen?


After her son died from a rare, sudden-onset seizure disorder, a mother wonders why doctors had such a hard time telling her what was going on. Source: With a mysterious illness, when should the palliative care talk happen?

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Shared via NHPCO – Doctors are waiting too long to tell patients death is near


Researchers want to help clinicians better determine when patients begin their decline so that they can all grapple with questions about care. Source: Doctors are waiting too long to tell patients death is near

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Trauma Intervention Program – When Bad Things Happen – YouTube


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Grief and the long holiday slide


grief support that doesn’t suck: no platitudes, no easy fixes, and no pseudo-spiritual bypass. It’s grief support for deep & intelligent folks. Like you. Source: the long holiday slide

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How Do I Help A Family Member With Grief?


How do I help a family member with grief? We get this question all the time. Source: How Do I Help A Family Member With Grief?

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Loss, Grief and Moments of Life


Showing the world that hospice is about more than care for the dying. Hospice and palliative care can make more meaningful moments possible. Source: Moments of Life

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Gratitude


Tools for finding hope along the journey: GratitudeThere is something that feels so wrong about being asked to find something to be grateful for when we are grieving. Every fiber of our being wants to scream that there is nothing … Continue reading

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