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  • Illness

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Talking to Children about Serious Illness

Five Myths, Debunked When there is a serious illness in the family, children need to trust the adults in their family more than ever. Changes can be confusing, from the...

When They Won’t Eat

Hospice patients often have changing patterns of eating and drinking. We think of food as much more than fuel. We think of it as comfort, enjoyment and protection. We also...

Honoring a Loved One During the Holidays

The holiday season often brings painful reminders of loved ones we have lost. Recent or not, their absence may feel more significant when past traditions and memories seem to be...

Is Palliative Care Right for My Loved One?

Palliative care may be right for your loved one if he or she is experiencing pain, stress and other symptoms due to a serious life-limiting illness. Serious illnesses include but...

Do Women Grieve Differently Than Men?

HPCG Bereavement Counselor The differences that exist between women and men may surprise you. While women tend to be relational, reaching out to others to talk about their feelings, men...

The Truth about Pain: Dispelling the Myths

Some people think that pain is a natural part of aging or illness – that is a myth. There is almost always a reason for the pain and most physical pain...