Monthly Archives: October 2015

Wearing Faces

Barbara Karnes, RN

Question: Do you care to comment more in depth on personality changes as people approach death? You spoke of how we all wear faces; I assume that as the effort and intensity involved in approaching death increases, a person loses…

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Family Contact

Barbara Karnes, RN

QUESTION: Working in Hospice, I always had a terrible time with —Do I stay in contact with the family after visitation or not? ANSWER: I think staying in contact with a family after the death is a personal practice and…

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Nathan Adelson Hospice Welcomes Dr. Cabanilla-Del Mundo, Fellowship Graduate, as Medical Director

Las Vegas, NV (HospiceTimes) 20 October 2015 Nathan Adelson Hospice, Southern Nevada’s largest non-profit hospice, announced today that Dr. Catrisha Cabanilla-Del Mundo has joined the hospice as a Medical Director following the completion of her Fellowship in the Nathan Adelson…

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Hospice Of Marion County & Others to Benefit from Jeeptoberfest This Weekend in Florida

4 Wheel Parts, the global leader in off-road performance product sales and installation, has joined as a sponsor of the 18th annual Jeeptoberfest October 17-18 in Ocala, Florida. Presented by the Ocala Jeep Club of Florida, the event will feature…

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Hospice and Physician-Assisted Suicide :: Oil and Water

“Hospice provides support and care for persons in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and as comfortably as possible.” – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) Many people associate hospice with…

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The Hard, Unpleasant Truths

Question: Is there anything a person can do to help family members break through denial? Boy, is it unpleasant to be the truth-teller to a person who isn’t ready to hear it! Should we just allow others to drift in…

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National Association of Professional Women Inducts Sonjia Yates, Owner, Comfort Keepers

Sonjia Yates selected to join the VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2015 The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Sonjia Yates as…

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Saying Goodbye

Barbara Karnes, RN

Question: When is it time to say good-bye? There is a saying, “Live each day as if it were your last.” It makes sense that last day of our lives is the day we would want to say goodbye. Unfortunately,…

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Podcast: Assisted Suicide Brings Up Strong Emotion. Hold the space for Discussion

The Governor of California approved the bill for Assisted Suicide in California yesterday. How do you feel about that in general? Now, how do you feel about yourself and what you may want at the end of your own life?…

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Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester Honors Outstanding Supporters at “In Celebration” Gala

Annual event raises funds to support caregivers and programs White Plains, NY – (HospiceTimes) October 5, 2015 Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) recently hosted its 23rd annual “In Celebration” gala, honoring two outstanding individuals and one family for their…

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