Hospice Blog

There are many great articles regarding hospice care on the web today, here are some of our favorites, and some of our own:

Grieving: Facing Illness, Death, and Other Losses
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By Tracy Brookshier / September 27, 2022

Grieving: Facing Illness, Death, and Other Losses

Grief is a person’s normal, healthy response to a loss. It describes the emotions you feel when you lose someone...

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By Tracy Brookshier / September 23, 2022

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Question The July 4th holiday was always a big extravaganza for my family on Lake Erie where my parents had...

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Power of Attorney’s
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By Tracy Brookshier / September 20, 2022

Power of Attorney’s

Establishing advance directives regarding future health care decisions can ensure that a person’s wishes are met and can also relieve...

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Mourning the death of an adult child
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By Tracy Brookshier / September 16, 2022

Mourning the death of an adult child

We never expect our children to predecease us. So the death of a child-whether at five or fifty-is an inevitably...

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The truth about time
By Tracy Brookshier / September 9, 2022

The truth about time

Recently a bereaved client asked me the following question: "People say time heals all wounds. But I miss my husband...

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Valentine Gala Raffles on Sale NOW!
By Tracy Brookshier / September 7, 2022

Valentine Gala Raffles on Sale NOW!

Check out our big raffle items for this year's Valentine Gala! Winner does not need to be present to win,...

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Sadness and gratitude can coexist
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By Tracy Brookshier / September 2, 2022

Sadness and gratitude can coexist

Donna Schuurman's mother died on November 15, 2020, at the age of 91. Clare resided in an assisted-living facility near...

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By Tracy Brookshier / August 26, 2022

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Question I just buried my daughter who was only 38 wwhen she died from breast cancer. At least she was...

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Sorting through the things of life
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By Tracy Brookshier / August 22, 2022

Sorting through the things of life

One of the difficult but often un­ addressed tasks of grief is dealing with the posessions of the person who...

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Befriending ourselves
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By Tracy Brookshier / August 19, 2022

Befriending ourselves

Facing the loss of a loved one is one of the most challenging experiences we ever have to confront. Facing...

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