Unpacking Hospice Care…

  • A look inside…

    October 2, 2019 by

    It is not the length of life, but depth of life. — Ralph waldo emerson. If you landed on this page then chances are you are searching to know more about hospice care. You’re in the right place. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

  • The Year She Noticed the Trees – a Story of Understanding

    January 3, 2021 by

    My 84 year old mother was a casino regular until the pandemic hit. When I say regular I mean seven days a week at the Flamborough Downs penny slot machines. She reminds us often that “It’s like being in prison,” if she doesn’t get out every day. She lives in a very nice house in… Read more

  • A Glimpse of Steve

    December 3, 2020 by

    Steven received his prognosis of terminal cancer three months ago.  The tumor in his brain was growing rapidly and there was little anyone could do.  Steven and his family were shocked and very scared of what lay ahead for them.  The family contacted VON Oxford to engage a Hospice Volunteer Visitor.  As a Hospice Volunteer,… Read more

  • A Letter from Mom

    November 3, 2020 by

    A woman in the prime of her life, living as she had hoped and planned in a nice house, in a nice neighborhood with her two children and a wonderful husband and their pet dog.  Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with a very aggressive cancer.  She received surgery and treatment with little success.  Her doctor said… Read more

  • United in Love

    October 3, 2020 by

    It is the patient’s journey and they must be allowed and encouraged to choreograph each step.  “Mr. X” was very frail and suffering with the end stages of cancer.  His voice was barely audible and we leaned close to hear every word whenever he tried to speak.  One day, his nurse called Hospice with his… Read more

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