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LGBTQ at the End-of-Life: Needs and Challenges

LGBTQ at the End-of-Life: Needs and Challenges

By Kevin Gardenhire | November 15th, 2017 | No Comments

By Vivian Lam Holistic care is essential in the mission to fully meet a patient’s needs. And a holistic perspective is the backbone of end of life and palliative care–it’s the basis of having an interprofessional team that acknowledges that quality of life is multifaceted,

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What Vets Want at the End of Life Is Very Different From What Civilians Want

By Kevin Gardenhire | November 15th, 2017 | No Comments

By April Dembosky What

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Caregiver Guilt, Gender, Forgiveness (Research, Video 1:32)

By Kevin Gardenhire | October 28th, 2017 | No Comments

Frances Shani Parker, Author Women and men who are caregivers don’t always want to be caregivers. Some enjoy nurturing their patients and find the caregiving experience challenging, but rewarding. Few people talk about caregivers who feel depressed, trapped in a hole with no way out except

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How to Cope with Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss

By Kevin Gardenhire | October 28th, 2017 | No Comments

What to do when the person you are grieving is here but not here By Cynthia Orange The longer we live and the more we experience, the more we find ourselves in the cracks between joy and contentment on one side of life’s continuum and grief and loss on the other.

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One Last Visit to See My Patient

By Kevin Gardenhire | October 28th, 2017 | No Comments

By Danielle The rain was coming down in torrents and my shoes were not up to the job. Nevertheless, I pressed forward along the soggy blocks. My 91-year-old patient and I had been together for some 20 years —

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