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Reaume named as successor to Derbyshire at hospice

Colleen Reaume knows there will be big shoes to fill when she soon steps in as new executive director of the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County. 380 more words

Local News

Nursing Bits: Lets Talk About Death

I’m going to talk about dying, which is something not many people do. In recent years I have had to face this issue on a very personal level. 780 more words


Hanging On

I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting the last couple of weeks as I’ve attempted (with my family) to help Dad navigate the beginning of a different life – the next life. 524 more words

Grief & Loss

Why isn't palliative care the norm in America?

When Mim was admitted to the ER for massive stomach pains – which had grown steadily worse over we’ll never know how many days, because she kept it to herself for so long – the doctors could NOT prescribe palliative care until she qualified for hospice care, even though they knew when she was admitted that her condition made it a lock she’d die within ten days.  219 more words


Anger is an energy

Today I’m distracted by repeated thoughts of a woman I worked with, when I move into thinking of her I well with emotion and I’m overcome, I have to stop thinking about her, but then my mind creeps stealthily back to her as if to test the water of my thoughts. 972 more words

Death And Dying

West Island group holds free info session for seniors

Seniors looking for information on services got some answers in Pierrefonds-Roxboro Tuesday.

A free information fair was held at the borough’s cultural centre and was put on by the West Island Senior Advocacy. 242 more words


End of life and dementia

End of life conversations can be challenging. That said,  it is unlikely that most of us don’t have some firm ideas of how we would like to conclude a life lived. 1,273 more words

End Of Life And Capacity