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Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog: Empathy: Do Your Healthcare Providers Express Any? (Research, Video 4:23)


Frances Shani Parker writes about older adults, eldercare, hospice, palliative care, nursing homes, dementia, caregiving, death, and bereavement. Source: Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog: Empathy: Do Your Healthcare Providers Express Any? (Research, Video 4:23)

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Talking about grief, loss, and hardship with Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant VIDEO – OptionB.Org | OptionB.Org


We often have a hard time talking about adversity—but staying silent can make our loved ones feel even more isolated after loss or hardship. This video offers simple ways to speak with empathy and honesty when our friends are suffering. … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Suicide – Positive Constructs


Your why became the unchosen axis from which my world forever rotates.  I’m forced to gain my equilibrium and handle being “different”.  I smile and laugh like the rest, but I wil… Source: The Other Side of Suicide – Positive Constructs

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Terminally ill homeless people are dying on our streets. They deserve dignity like the rest of us | The Independent


Not having a roof over your head at night must be frightening, cold, lonely and depressing. To be seriously ill as well must be beyond upsetting. Source: Terminally ill homeless people are dying on our streets. They deserve dignity like the … Continue reading

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Epitaph | Merrit Malloy


When I die Give what’s left of me away To children And old men that wait to die. And if you need to cry, Cry for your brother Walking the street beside you. And when you need me, Put your … Continue reading

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Fear Can Be Our Friend…If We Let It – Uncalendared  – Shared via Dave Roberts


Coffee with Mrs. Rabbit Source: Fear Can Be Our Friend…If We Let It – Uncalendared – Medium

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Pushing Through: A Poem for Grieving Hearts, by Elaine Mansfield


Elaine Mansfield shares how Rilke’s poem, Pushing Through, helped her to manage the grief she felt with the loss of her husband. The poem gives testament to the fact that we can push through the grief into a transformation into … Continue reading

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