Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - April 2020
Posted on April 24, 2020 in Spiritual CareThe theme for Spring 2020 is “we’re all in this together.” I have been pondering what “this” is. “This” is not a virus that kills people. That’s not what we’re all in together.
Posted on April 23, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingIt's impossible to ignore the way COVID-19 has impacted our daily lives. All around the world, people are practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus — especially to the elderly and the immunocompromised who are at the highest risk.
Posted on April 22, 2020 in Recommended ReadingConversations around death have long been taboo in America. No one wants to talk about a loved one’s death, let alone their own. But death is inevitable, and author Barbara Coombs Lee wants us to use that knowledge to prepare properly. Her new book Finish Strong: Putting Your Priorities First at Life’s End challenges readers to live true to their values to the very end.
Posted on April 19, 2020 in Happiness ProjectHospice volunteering is a deeply meaningful experience for many. Motivated by a genuine desire to bring comfort, peace, and care at the end of life, hospice volunteers can have a tremendous impact on the lives of patients and their families.