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The Right to Die with Dignity

***WARNING! The following post is about the right to die. It may be disturbing for some of you, so my suggestion is — don’t read it. 324 more words

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On Being Mortal

“We’ve been wrong about what our job is in medicine. We think our job is to ensure health and survival. But really it is larger than that. 657 more words

Choice

ebb and flow

We ebb and flow between the fear of death & the hardships of life, unwilling to live and not knowing how to die.

Spend this time increasing the good and beauty that is within you.  54 more words

Mindful Inspiration

Book review-The night the angels came, by Cathy Glass

I just finished this book a few days ago. And as usual it was a great read.
This is Michaels story. It is an unusual case for Cathy in that Michael did not come from an abusive family or one that neglected his needs. 499 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Forgetting

My mom is dead.

Oh, I know – that’s old news.  It’s been a year and a half, for goodness sake.

Today, my husband and I finalized our divorce.   355 more words

Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration to maintain coordinated care and manage uncertainty

Source: Evidence-based Nursing 2015 v.18(3) p79

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: July 2015

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: Patients with non-cancer conditions often experience community palliative care as inadequate and in need of planning and innovation. 86 more words

Palliative Care