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4 Ways to Help a Grieving Child

Death is never easy, especially when you’re a child. We all remember the first time we experienced it-whether it was our pet or one of our parents. It’s tough to know what to say or do for someone who is grieving, and often times they will take solace in their own way. But there are a few things you can do to make it easier and a little less lonely for them.

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Initial steps to take after a terminal diagnosis

Terminal diagnosis is a term used to describe an illness that cannot be cured. This type of illness will not go away and there are no treatments available to make the disease go into remission. It usually means death is imminent, with most patients living for six months or less after diagnosis.  It’s difficult to provide hope when there isn’t any available treatment or cure. The following article explores a few steps you can take to plan for the inevitable.

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How to Write an Appropriate Condolence Letter

If you’ve been tasked with writing a condolence letter to someone who has lost a loved one, you have an important job. It can be hard to know what exactly to say in these letters. This article will give you advice on how to write a condolence letter so that it brings comfort instead of sadness or anger.

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Caring for Kids and Elderly Parents During Back-to-School Season

It’s the time of year when kids are headed back to school.  It’s a time for excitement, anxiety, and some major post-summer blues. As your kids are gearing up to head back to the classroom, you may find yourself in the position of caring for both them and an elderly parent at the same time. It can be a tough balancing act but there are some things you can do to ensure that your loved ones don’t feel neglected or left out this back-to-school season. 

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Quality Over Quantity of Life – Goals of Hospice Care

Receiving a terminal illness diagnosis may completely derail life goals, not just for the patient but for the family as a whole. Hospice Care allows the patient and family to shift perspective and focus on a new set of goals revolving around the quality of life rather than quantity of life. These goals are outlined below.

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Hospice Care and Air Travel

Air travel for hospice patients can be challenging and even life-threatening. However, it may be the only viable option for those who want to take one last vacation or trip to be with loved ones for their final days. If your loved one is requesting to fly, here’s what you need to consider.

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All About Respite Care

Caregiving for your loved one can be gratifying. However, it can also be challenging, especially if you are juggling additional responsibilities such as child care

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