Category Archives: Considerations

Pets

I just want to acknowlegde how important pets are in our lives.  Watching this beautiful connection in my home makes me more in tune to pets in a home where there is a dying client. Dogs, cats, birds, rabbits…any kind of … Continue reading

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Here

and then gone…

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Supporting Others

Just what does it look like to be supporting others?  How do we convince people that we care?  What are our specific gifts that come out in natural ways to hold others up in their times of illness or grief? … Continue reading

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Invading Privacy

Regarding the blog entry of First Meeting… Another perspective of that first meeting is the loss of privacy.  A viewer commented on people coming into their family’s home was more of an invasion. It’s true, hospice team members are more than … Continue reading

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Expections

SHOULD OF… COULD OF … IF I ONLY WOULD OF… Where are we in this perspective?  What are your hopes?  Your fears?  Your likes?  You needs?  Your areas of being paralysed in momentum?

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Contentment

I heard a man, a cowboy, a friend’s husband say the following…”I am at perfect peace.” He was referring to his choice to have hospice care in his home. What I also wish I could describe to you is his demeanor.  There was peace … Continue reading

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Season Change

All of us in the United States are recognizing the changes in the weather and landscape of our Summer to Fall season.  How is that affecting those who are not as healthy as they used to be? The harvest is … Continue reading

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