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

Hospice: A Gift

I came across this blog post on LinkedIn- Hospice: The Gift We Never Knew We Wanted to Receive. I will warn you while the post is beautifully written, the humility, the humanity, and caring it evokes will make you sad... My heart goes out to this man and to the step-daughter on losing her mom so young.… Continue reading Hospice: A Gift

Aging/Gerontology, Book Review, End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement

What to Do about Mama?- Book Review

Book Review- What to Do about Mama? By Barbara G. Mathews and Barbara Trainin Blank What I like about this book is the different perspectives on caregiving as there are many contributors. This provides any individual or professional reading the book with different scenarios, which include common situations and feelings. The authors also describe their… Continue reading What to Do about Mama?- Book Review

Aging/Gerontology, Book Review, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

“Caregiving with Strength” – Book Review

Caregiving is difficult and often the focus is on the individual, patient, client or family member that suffers from a progressive, chronic or degenerative disease or illness. What makes this book both different and needed is the focus on the caregiver, both family and professional. Great examples, solutions, and definitions are offered which are easily… Continue reading “Caregiving with Strength” – Book Review