Give comfort to your loved one through physical care.
Though food and water are fundamental to existence, forcing your loved one to drink may cause suffering and unnecessary pain. Learn the facts behind terminal dehydration, artificial hydration, and what you can do to provide optimal comfort and care.
Learn the different methods of pain relief available and common myths surrounding providing pain relief for your loved one at the end-of-life.
Learn how to prepare for the death of your loved one by recognizing the five physical signs and symptoms prior to death.
Sometimes it is hard to think of things to do when visiting someone who has Alzheimer’s Disease. These are ideas gleaned from an article from an early edition of “Alzheimer’s Association – Someone to Stand by You.”
Give comfort to your loved one through spiritual care.
Dr. Marcia L. Howland offers insight as to what truly matters most when your loved one is dying.
End-of-life care expert Dr. Marcia L. Howland shares insight concerning the five spiritual signs that your loved one may exhibit when nearing death.
Faith factors, analogous to various diseases, provide insight to help those who suffer from them. Faith builders discovered from those who deal with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) center attention on matters of attitude.
Learn how your soul can experience 'heart failure' and how to better understand and care for your spiritual heart.
Spiritual care for those with dementia-related diseases is often overlooked. Learn how you can provide spiritual care to loved ones facing dementia.
Grief affects the whole person — including the spirit. Learn the 4 tasks grief accomplishes and how to spiritually heal while grieving.
Give comfort to your loved one through emotional care.
Learn how to offer simple comfort, peace, and welcome company to the dying during their last days.
Learn the five emotional signs that your loved one may exhibit when nearing death.
Many of us want to be helpful to those that are suffering but we do not even know where to begin. In this article you will find some helpful hints and ideas on how to be a healing presence to those you love.
Talking to children about death and dying is a very painful subject for most people. Dot Franks, MA: Bereavement Outreach Counselor discusses this difficult part of life.