Tag Archive: health care

April 16, 2020

CANCELED: Lunch & Learn: Advance Care Planning

Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, all AuthoraCare events are canceled through the end of April. Advance Care Planning – How... Read More

June 26, 2019

What is Palliative Care?

Learn about this invaluable resource before you need it! Most adults will suffer from a serious, life-limiting illness in their... Read More

May 29, 2019

A Day in the Life of Amy Johnson, Hospice Nurse

Amy Johnson, a nurse with Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG), arrives at Whitestone Retirement community at 11 a.m.,... Read More

December 19, 2018

What’s going to happen next? Grappling With the Unknowns of Illness, Death and Dying

Some things that are comforting: control, knowledge, predictability and routine. Some things that are uncomfortable: lack of control, the unknown,... Read More

August 24, 2018

Coping with a Terminal Diagnosis

“The opposite of hope is despair, and when we despair, it is because we feel there are no choices.” –Warren... Read More

March 15, 2018

Caregiving for the Aging Senses Part 3: Hearing

Hearing is a degenerative sense, meaning that it naturally deteriorates with age. The tiny hairs in our ears (called stereocilia)... Read More

February 23, 2018

Caregiving for the Aging Senses Part 2: Touch

A tight embrace from a loved one. The soft warmth of a newborn baby on your chest. The soothing comfort... Read More

January 24, 2018

Caregiving for the Aging Senses Part 1: Vision

It is no secret that eyesight tends to deteriorate with age. The age-old trope of a grandma with thick-lensed glasses... Read More

December 18, 2017

Seasonal Depression: It’s More than the “Winter Blues”

Undiagnosed, untreated, unrecognized Seasonal Affective Disorder could be making the tough times tougher As if it weren’t sufficiently challenging to... Read More