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I lit a candle

I lit a candle last night in memory of Ruling Elder Cynthia Bolbach.

The First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone held a service of healing and wholeness (Blue Christmas, sometimes called a Longest Night service) last nights. 808 more words


Case Management and End-of-Life

This week we learned about hospice, palliative care, and other end-of-life issues. This topic is not always well understood and rarely discussed among either healthcare professionals or the general public. 318 more words

The old woman and the cab driver

“I arrived at the address and signaled. After waiting a few minutes, I beep again. Since this was supposed to be my last passenger, I thought about leaving, but instead I parked the car, went to the door and knocked … “Just a minute,” said a fragile, elderly woman’s voice. 519 more words

Orthodox Theology

End Well 2018: Talking about what it means to end well helps us all to live well

This post was re-published on Medium for the End Well Project

As a brain cancer patient for over fifteen years, I’ve lived with an acute understanding of my mortality. 405 more words

Patient Blog

So The Wait Begins

Though Rod sounded a lot better on the phone than when I first got here, the hospital wants to move him into a hospice type place where he can receive extended care for at least a month. 68 more words

Miscellaneous Happenings

Awareness Programs for Hospice and Palliative Care Services

Do you think present hospice care follows manipulated death process by inducing terminal sedation? Show your support to Choices Right To Live! As we create public awareness about hospice to provide life supporting options for all patients and focus on a patient’s right to live.

Death With Dignity

Shutting it Off: Thoughts by Day and by Night

Here’s how you shut it off.

You leave town with your husband. You rent a place that has kayaks.  You concentrate on figuring out how to pull yours through the sand to the lapping ocean, then on how to get into the plastic shell.  1,526 more words