November 16, 2017 is Children’s Grief Awareness Day, which brings attention to children who have experienced the death of a loved one and opens the conversation about ways to provide
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
“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”
-Henry Ellis, British psychologist
Recently I found myself standing with shaking legs on a small wooden
The following perspectives on documentation come from a nurse navigator who shares why patient experiences are more than words on paper.
When I went to nursing school more than a decade
Transitions LifeCare’s Associate Medical Director Christopher M. Thompson, MD, HMDC shares perspectives from his experiences as a care provider and a family member
As a palliative care provider, I spend my
For kids dealing with a death, “back to school” time can be tough. It’s a return to routine, to peers who may or may not know that someone has died,
In the timeless pause immediately following a baby’s birth, the attendants wait with held breaths for the wee one to draw her first. A lusty wail signals the greedy gulping
“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” -Joan Didion, Why
“I can’t do art, I’m not an artist!”
I hear this phrase often when I introduce art in grief counseling. Perhaps you’ve thought or even said this before. We sometimes think
More than 65 million Americans look after a disabled, seriously ill, or elderly friend or relative, spending around 20 hours each week caring for them. When your relative or friend