Archive for the End of Life Category

Seniors and Reverse Adolescence

Seniors and Reverse Adolescence

It’s not unusual for seniors to exhibit a variety of unexpected changes in behaviors as they age. For example, seniors sometimes become difficult or

Caregiving, End of Life, Hospice, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Grieving for a Loved One Who is Still Living

Grieving for a Loved One Who is Still Living

There are situations that can further complicate our ability to mourn a loss. My heart goes out to all of you who are dealing with the pain of caring

Caregiver Self Care, End of Life, Loss, Parents Care

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Tips for Caregiving: Visiting a Person Who is Frail

Tips for Caregiving: Visiting a Person Who is Frail

[caption id="attachment_2318" align="alignright" width="295"] Margo Rose and her friend Mildred[/caption] It can be very awkward knowing what to do

Caregiving, End of Life, Hospital Visits, Senior Care Tips

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What is Hospice?

What is Hospice?

The following is taken from a presentation entitled, “Always to Care: The Soul of End of Life Ethics and Decision Making,” presented by David Hott

End of Life, Hospice

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Millie Loved Potato Chips

Millie Loved Potato Chips

At the end of her life, “Millie” had kidney failure as a result of her diabetes.  She eventually ended up in a nursing home even though, years be

End of Life, Family Caregivers, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Hospice Care—Living While Dying

Hospice Care—Living While Dying

What is hospice care? Hospice, rather than a place, is a care model that can be used at home, in a hospital or nursing home setting, or in a specia

End of Life, Home Care, Hospice, Parents Care

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