Category Archives: End-of-Life

End-of-life care and experiences.

Soldiers

One thing I know…when taking care of men and women who have been a soldier, there is a unique determination for independence. Surviving, making it on their own, taking care of their own needs and being ok with being by … Continue reading

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Ignorance and Fear

One of the most important roles in my work is to address any issue with dying, especially ignorance and fear.  The two can be paralyzing! Education and encouragement is so important for care givers.  There is a large number  of unexperienced and … Continue reading

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What is Necessary

There are health care topics that are necessary and some that no longer need to be priorities when people are in end-of-life care. Priorities:  pain and yes bowel management…when these two symptoms are unmanaged there can be so many complications.  … Continue reading

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Reality

Just what do you do when prayers or expectations are not met to your liking? The realities of “not being healed” have frustrated humans since the start of time.  Seeing people hunger for life and fight against death can really pull … Continue reading

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