Wings of Hope Hospice staff were warmly welcomed at Douglas Cove Health and Rehabilitation in Douglas on Veteran’s Day to honor the veterans who live at that facility. During the […]
A recent patient said she learned the meaning of the phrase, “death with dignity.” She said the Wings of Hope Hospice team cared for her with the love of God. […]
As a hospice spiritual caregiver, it’s hard to bring comfort to a family when they are fighting. I was recently in one of those ugly scenes where a mother lay […]
Death can be difficult to talk about. Learning more about death through Death Education can help increase our comfort level which may make death less frightening.
The many parts of a society’s death system serve a variety of functions.
Individuals who are dying have varying levels of awareness about it. This research is more than 50 years old and is still relevant today.
Attitudes about death as measured by the Death Attitude Profile – Revised tool include fear of death, death avoidance, neutral/natural acceptance, approach acceptance and escape acceptance.
Actual survival rates of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation are lower than what is sometimes portrayed on popular television programs. It is important to be able to make informed choices about CPR.
If you couldn’t make your own healthcare decisions, who would make them for you? Advance care planning and completing an advance directive is something all adults should consider.
Understanding the path a chronic disease may take can help plan for the best possible quality of life.