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The Dying Process During the Pandemic

The Dying Process During the Pandemic

Experiencing a loss is always difficult, but during a pandemic its possible to experience multiple losses all at once. 2020 was a hard year for everyone as most people experienced a loss of some sort, whether it be the loss of a job, school, social interaction, the...

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12 Days of Christmas Love & Joy

12 Days of Christmas Love & Joy

The holiday anticipation can be a cloudy experience when we are grieving.  This year, it is compounded by the restrictions associated with the pandemic.  Many people experiencing the loss of a loved one during this trying time, struggle with finding any joy in the...

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12 Tips for Healing Holiday Grief

12 Tips for Healing Holiday Grief

While the weather starts to chill, the feelings of this time of year brings warmth to the soul. The Holidays always seem to give a feeling of peace, tranquility, and sanction, most likely due to the comforting memories of the Holidays of past. However, for some, these...

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Navigating the Holidays in 2020

Navigating the Holidays in 2020

This Holiday season is going to be different for everyone amidst the pandemic, but most assuredly our elders. While social distancing during the holidays is a good measure to take to protect our seniors, it can leave them feeling lonely, out of the loop, or isolated....

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What can be done to Protecting Hospice Patients from COVID-19?

What can be done to Protecting Hospice Patients from COVID-19?

Patients on hospice are known to have weakened immune systems due to the present ailments they have. These patients present a greater risk of having COVID-19 related complications and thus, require more protection from the pandemic. So what can hospice do to keep them...

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Thank you to those on the front lines of Covid-19.

Thank you to those on the front lines of Covid-19.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, for a limited time, multiple local and national businesses are showing support to those on the front lines of the pandemic, with free or discounted food, beverages, coffee, and more. Who it’s for: This varies for each business,...

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Talking to a Hospice Patient

Talking to a Hospice Patient

During hospice care, patients and their loves ones are often aware the end is near, but it does not make it any less difficult for family members to accept. Many friends and family, even caregivers, are afraid of saying the wrong thing. They do not want to make a bad...

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Holiday Tips for Nurses and Caregivers

Holiday Tips for Nurses and Caregivers

The holidays are about spending time with and appreciating those closest to you, but anyone caring for patients knows that the holidays can also come with their share of grief for patients and caregivers alike. Here are some strategies to help make it through the...

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Nursing Tips for End-of-Life Care

Nursing Tips for End-of-Life Care

As a hospice or palliative care nurse, you know that you have a challenging and rewarding job. Helping people with quality care in the final stages of life is among the most important jobs of all. Not only can you support the person in need of care, but you can also...

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