Education, End-of-Life, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

The Symptoms of Protracted Dying — Dying & Death Talk

This is an article that will make you think-whether you would be future patient or supportive family member. Write up your medical wishes while you are able to make those decisions for yourself..... But at the same time for the advance care directive and will to be notarized make the price affordable for all! This… Continue reading The Symptoms of Protracted Dying — Dying & Death Talk

End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Healthcare, Humanity, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Self-Promotion of Journey’s End…

There is nothing like coming home and finding a box leaning against your front door and when you rip it open, there are your author copies of the book that you spent 2.5 years writing and editing! Such joy, such elation, such happiness, such a sense of accomplishment... so, Julie and I are busy marketing and… Continue reading Self-Promotion of Journey’s End…

End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

How to Make a Difference in Grief and in Times of Joy

Grief Healing Discussion groups: I came across this term on a website I visited and I thought...What a great idea and so needed. Besides the need for Death Cafe style groups, grief and bereavement groups are also needed. Support groups are very much the same thing, except, the phrase alone indicates to some that they must… Continue reading How to Make a Difference in Grief and in Times of Joy

End-of-Life, News

Advance Care Directive, Mandate, Power of Attorney or Health Proxy

by Victoria Brewster, MSW So, if you are like me-you have not written up an advance care directive/mandate for healthcare wishes should one become incapacitated, because…..well….we are young yet. But you know what, I should and everyone should. None of us know when an incident can occur and someone else and someone will be put… Continue reading Advance Care Directive, Mandate, Power of Attorney or Health Proxy