“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” -Leo Tolstoy-   Grief is a necessary phenomenon.  We go through different stages of grief and we grieve so many losses in life.  We grieve the loss […]

Anxiety – A Roadblock To Caregiver Respite

“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.” Charles H. Spurgeon “Jane, I need a list of all my medications and a list of all the caregivers with their phone numbers.  And if I have to go to the hospital, which hospital do I go to?” It […]

Hospice Is a Lifesaver

                             “You matter to the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can, not only                       to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die.” Dame Cecily Saunders – Founder of the Modern Hospice Movement Many people think […]