Sunday, January 12, 2020

Hospice & Understanding and Managing Grief, January 5 - January 11, 2020

Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream this week:

One day you will lose someone you love and find yourself walking in The Land of Dark Shadows and Deep Sorrow. Then you will know the truth of grief. May you not regret how you have treated others.Wake Up! Grief Needs Something From Your Heart, « Rebelle Society

The death of a loved one isn’t just one single earth-shattering loss. In reality, it’s a tremendous loss, followed by a lot of smaller losses in its aftermath. A Deep Dive Into Secondary Loss « What's Your Grief?

In many religious traditions, God is believed to be responsive to the needs of believers, and in difficult times, the faithful turn to God for comfort and guidance. When Religion Makes Grief More Difficult, « Thrive Global

Americans continue to rate nurses as being the most honest and ethical of any profession Gallup routinely asks about. Nurses Continue to Rate Highest in Honesty, Ethics, « Gallup

For whatever their reasons, most widowers remarry, and they do so in short order. When I see this occurring, I shudder. What’s the hurry gents? Hey Widowers – What’s Your Hurry? « National Widowers' Organization

I was 32 weeks pregnant with our first child when I lost my husband to cancer three months ago. In Grief: New Mom Missing Deceased Spouse, « Grief Healing

There’s a quote that speaks to Chaplain Kris Abbey, especially when she is sitting with people who are grieving: “In every heart there is an inner room, where we can hold our greatest treasures and our deepest pain.” Resources available for people journeying through grief « Daily News

There are many benefits for both patients and their family members of considering hospice care earlier on in their terminal illness rather than waiting. Benefits to Starting Hospice Care Sooner Rather than Later, « Hospice of the Red River Valley

Podcasts are an excellent form of content for someone who is on the go, struggles with reading, or would simply prefer to listen rather than read. A podcast is essentially an audio show in which one or several hosts will discuss a certain subject – not far off from what may be heard on a typical talk radio station. 4 End-Of-Life Podcasts Worth a Listen,  « Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care

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