Monthly Archives: January 2016

On Clichés, Advice, and Theologizing: Part 5 of BE-ing with Suffering

The following is the 5th in a series of 7 posts to help all of us be there for those we love who are grieving or otherwise suffering.  The content is taken from my presentation, “How Not to (Unintentionally) Say…

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Podcast: What IS an End-of-Life Doula? Are they all the same?

There is a calling to serve the dying that is being answered globally. People want to serve, “non experts” are wanting to bring light into an area that frightens so many people. Its interesting how they want to do this.…

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Spotlight on an EoL Doula Series: 1st episode

Listen to this week’s Palliative Podcast here! There is an explosive growth of people wanting to serve others as companions and service providers of all kinds. This is their vocation; they want to serve full time, not just after work…

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When a Patient Asks You to Pray…5 Things to Consider

Every time I train healthcare professionals about ethical and respectful spiritual care for persons of all faiths, backgrounds, or even no faith, I’m ALWAYS asked this question: “What do I do if they ask me to pray?” Nurses, aids, physicians,…

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Silence with Others: Part 4 of BE-ing with Suffering

The following is the 4th in a series of 7 posts to help all of us be there for those we love who are grieving or otherwise hurting.  The content is taken from my presentation, “How Not to (Unintentionally) Say…

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Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester Awarded CHAP Accreditation

Accreditation demonstrates that HPCW meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards White Plains, NY – (Sept. 22, 2015) Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under…

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Life sustaining vs. comfort care, where do you draw the line?

QUESTION: “Life sustaining vs. comfort care, where do you draw the line?” This is a question everyone faced with a life threatening illness and their significant others asks themselves. We can add to the question, “When do I stop seeking…

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Podcast: Karen’s Powerful Work: Guidance From Across the Veil

I began talking with Karen a couple of months ago and heard bits and pieces of her story, as she was going to lead a workshop at my Conference. It was when we began talking about what led up to…

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Hospice Management Tool Creators Release Two New Features to Hospicesoft

This week, Hospicesoft unveiled a new set of features “that may actually knock some socks off with their impressiveness”. Salem, Utah (HospiceTimes.com) February 24, 2015 A source of great pride at Hospicesoft is their commitment to providing significant time savings…

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Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester Announces Relocation of Headquarters in White Plains

New office provides added comfort, convenience and enhanced clinical capabilities White Plains, NY – (Sept. 14, 2015) Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) is pleased to announce that it is moving its headquarters and office to a new location…

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