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Coping With the Loss of a Loved One

Grief and Loss Counseling: Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

Having to come to terms with a recent death of a loved one is hard. We are not here to say that it is easy. But, what we can say is you are not alone. Through the many stages of grief, our grief and loss counseling and support groups are going to be with you […]

The Elephant Got Bigger: Health Concerns Related to Advanced Illnesses

This is the second installment of my journey with my mother, the hospice care conversation and the health concerns related to advanced illnesses. In writing this, I hope that more people start the hospice care conversation with their loved ones earlier.

Tips to Aging Healthy

As you grow older, you change. Your body behaves in a way that it didn’t before. Don’t let these changes get you by surprise. You can live a full life, and enjoy it. Aging healthy is important. Learn more about how your body can change and what you can do to keep yourself aging healthy.

The Elephant in the Room: Having the Hospice Care Conversation

It is vital to everyone involved that your loved one who has an advanced illness gets the best care and support they need. Having the hospice care conversation can be tough, especially when it is started by other family members. A loved one may not think they need hospice care, even though they’ve experienced someone else in […]

ADVANCED CARE PLANNING: IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN FOR THE INEVITABLE

Advance care planning doesn’t need to wait for your golden years. In fact, at any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your healthcare decisions. For example, do you ever remember driving by the scene of a bad accident and saying, “I hope they are alright.” Then you might imagine if […]