Category Archives: hospice

Shedding Light On the Cancer Journey: the book

My dear and faithful readers: As of today, over 61,000 people have read and hopefully benefited from this blog– beyond my wildest expectation when I started this project  6 years ago. Such strong support has led me to turn Shedding Light On the … Continue reading

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PALLIATIVE CARE AND HOSPICE– SIMILAR BUT NOT EQUAL

If your palliative care team is not both skillful and fearless in dealing with spiritual and emotional pain, then pain control will not be optimal and peace of mind always elusive. Continue reading

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HOW TO CHOOSE A REALLY GOOD HOSPICE

pointed questions help prospective hospice patients distinguish between good and not-so-good hospices Continue reading

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