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Let’s Talk about Death

1785. The room number flashed on my screen. As the elevator slowly climbed, I made a silent assessment of how I would likely react. Only 24 hours ago, I bid farewell to someone for one final time in the same … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

“Mental Health,” “Mental Wellbeing,” “Mental Wellness,” “Mental Illness…” Regardless of the term you use in your workplace and the emphasis of your agency, I hope you’ll be doing something to raise awareness this month and help make a difference!

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The Heart of the Matter

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/06/doctors-patients-heart-care-decisions-american-heart-association_n_1323790.html This is an excellent article, and extremely timely. This is the type of discussion we engage in on a regular basis. Dying is terrifying for some, but living isn’t necessarily easier. My favorite piece of advice: “Considering palliative care, … Continue reading

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Everything’s fine?

For those of us working in care settings, it is our duty to care. Although our loyalty and responsibility are to our clients first, our trained and innate tendency to care means that we are more likely to notice when … Continue reading

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