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.

  • 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

  • One Final Goodbye…

    September 3, 2020 by

    She arrived hesitantly at the door and rang the doorbell, not really knowing why she had come.  Her husband’s memory drew her to this special place where he had breathed his last breath.  Feeling anxious, she wasn’t sure what she planned to do.  Thankfully a familiar face became visible through the glass door.  Someone greeted… Read more

  • The Journey of Grief

    August 3, 2020 by

    “We had one of those storybook marriages, that’s why it hurts so much, …” says Anne of her late husband, Mac, who died of a rare form of cancer two years ago.  Anne, a nurse practitioner in Belleville, Ontario was married to her best friend for 39 years. Mac died just shortly before the couple’s… Read more

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