The Hospicare Blog

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Our interdisciplinary team provides support and comfort in the last six months of life by taking into consideration medical, emotional and spiritual needs so you can more fully enjoy time with loved ones. 

Surviving the Holidays

The loss of a loved one can feel especially poignant around holidays, birthdays, anniversaries or other special times. Holidays like Mothers’ Day or Fathers’ Day can be difficult for those who have lost a parent or a child. For grievers who have lost a parent, seeing others celebrating their parents can be painful. For those…

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Losing My Mother and My Touchstone

How support groups brought consolation By Edie Reagan, M.Div., LMSW Late one autumn afternoon, some years ago, my mother died.  Although I had experienced other losses—that of a brother and a much-loved sister-in-law— the death of my mother struck me at my core, in a way that I had never before experienced. She was an…

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Creating a Family Gift

Holidays can be extremely difficult for those who have experienced the death of a loved one, especially during the first year after the death. At a time when everyone is supposed to be thankful, happy and enjoying themselves, the bereaved often feel sad, depressed, and lonely. Remembering a loved one at the holidays can provide…

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