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

Advance Care Planning…What is That?

Advance Care Planning, What is that? Have you thought about your final wishes? What you want medically, treatment wise? How much medical interventions you want? Do you want feeding tubes, oxygen, surgery, CPR, dialysis or breathing machines? Do you want to be in the hospital or at home to die? Are you open to palliative… Continue reading Advance Care Planning…What is That?

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

Life, Love…

{"Jack Davies hasn’t planned his funeral but he knows how he wants to die. When the time comes - and soon - the 53-year-old says he will succumb to the terminal cancer ravaging his organs.  He doesn’t want resuscitation or medical intervention to prolong life. He doesn’t want to be rushed to Nambour General Hospital.… Continue reading Life, Love…

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“Journey’s End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life”: Is out Soon!

A book that has been in the makings for almost 2.5 years........a well thought out book that focuses on death, dying, and end of life issues with over 50 contributors mostly from Canada and the U.S.A. and a few from other countries around the world! The book has many chapters that focus on death of… Continue reading “Journey’s End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life”: Is out Soon!