I was privileged to visit with Mr. J. for many months. The family invited me to share a reflection on my visits with him at his funeral service. Here is my presentation:
I am truly honored
A chronic serious illness often includes physical and emotional challenges that can stop you from enjoying your normal quality of life. Palliative care brings improvements by preventing or relieving symptoms, such as pain and anxiety.
Most common myths about palliative care:
Transitions LifeCare is uniquely situated in the middle of an innovative healthcare environment. Here on Hospice Circle, we’re within driving distance of three major health care systems (WakeMed, UNC, and Duke), three major universities (NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Duke
Illness and disability affect everyone differently. As a caregiver, you may find it challenging dealing with your loved one as they become anxious, resistant, or demanding. You can’t always control the other person’s behavior but you can control your response
Illness and disability affect everyone differently. As a caregiver, it is challenging dealing with your loved one as they become anxious, resistant, or demanding. You can’t always control the other person’s behavior, but you can control your response to it.
Ms. Nellie was an 80-year-old African-American lady. She struggled with sugar diabetes that she called Ms. Shugala. Over the years, she had to have her right leg and three toes on her left foot amputated. The left foot incision did