Tag Archive: self-care

March 18, 2019

Self-Care Tips for Grieving Parents

The death or serious illness of a loved one can affect all members of a family. Often, a parent may... Read More

February 25, 2019

Dealing With Your Loved One’s Belongings

Sorting a lifetime’s worth of someone else’s belongings is a task difficult on its own, but with the added emotional... Read More

October 23, 2018

Hospice Care: Dealing with Family Conflict

When a loved one has a serious illness, it is natural for family to gather to spend time together and... Read More

September 24, 2018

Caregiving and Back Injuries: Prevention is Key

In a job where being able to move freely is essential, back injuries can be career-ending. By definition, caregiving requires... Read More

June 22, 2018

Finding Your “New Normal” After a Loss

When will life go back to normal? When will I stop randomly crying? When will I have my energy back?... Read More

May 21, 2018

The Selfless Act of Self-Care

When caregiving for a loved one who is seriously ill or nearing death, taking care of yourself often falls to... Read More

April 19, 2018

Why do you Volunteer with Hospice?

In honor of National Volunteer week, Bill Spaulding (pictured below) shares the motivations behind, and the impact of, his volunteer... Read More

November 29, 2017

Your Holiday Grief Toolkit: Piecing Together a Holiday without your Loved One

There is perhaps no milestone so daunting for the newly bereaved as the holiday season: a time typically spent celebrating... Read More

October 19, 2016

In a Crisis, Spiritual Resilience Can Pull Us Through

This year’s theme for Pastoral Care Week is “spiritual resilience.” What does it mean to be spiritually resilient? How can... Read More