Changing the Face of Dying was born of ten amazing years working in hospitals and emergency rooms across the country. In that time, a vision formed of changing our societal views on death as a taboo subject; starting and perpetuating conversations about end-of-life; education to change the way we perceive death and plan for it; retaining control of our lives to the very last breath. We work with individuals, organizations and families in a multifaceted approach to define quality of life and plan for how to maintain that quality through to the last breath.
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One of the frequently required tasks of my job working for hospice is called the "informative" visit or "informational". These visits to patients and families are to explain the purpose and intent of hospice and how the services provided by our agency (theoretically...read more
I work in several different capacities with patients nearing end of life here in Maine. While hospice is one of them - and a passion! - there is an ongoing shortage of hospice resources and issues with difficulty of delivery of services throughout the state, and the...read more
I sat across from my 10-year-old niece at dinner last night. It was New Year’s Day, a fresh year lays full of promise, a blank slate before us, and her tired face was a blessing to see. She was exhausted from a cheerleading practice; she throws herself with such...read more