The change of seasons is upon us as the days cool and nights become longer. If the weather doesn’t remind you of the season, sights of holiday décor lining the aisles of stores and questions about holiday plans from friends
Sometimes we make too big a deal out of it. So big, in fact, that we make it easy to put off. Maybe it seems too difficult to understand what advance directives even are; maybe it is overly complex medically;
For my family, it happened during New Year’s Day supper. In one moment, we were gathering for a light meal to celebrate the New Year as a family, and two hours later I was meeting with an emergency department physician,
The following is a reflection from a UNC medical student who came to Transitions LifeCare to shadow one of our physicians.
The morning had just begun and Dr. Thompson was taking me on a tour of the Hospice Home. The first