Things tend to slow down in the winter. The holiday bustle wraps up in a flurry and in settles the cold, quiet calm of winter. In grief, the season can
This post originally appeared November 25, 2015 but its content is still relevant today.
The change of seasons is upon us as the days cool and nights become longer. If the
Did you know that if you’re under hospice care, you might be approved for Social Security disability benefits in as little as two weeks? The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers
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