Grief is Different for Everyone-Even in Families…..

Originally posted on griefministerdotcom: After a loss, each member of a family has his or her own unique grief process.?? But just as important and unique is the grief experience of the entire family unit.? Here are some of the reasons that it is important to acknowledge the needs of the family as a whole:… via…

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Objects that Help with Grief and Grieving.

Source: What’s your grief? via Grief and the History of Objects Past and Present — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support Objects and items pass down from generation to generation. These objects and items can help one through grief and grieving. I have letters my grandmother wrote me. I have a necklace my grandmother gave me….

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ICU Patients Go Out for Fresh Air….

During the years of existence of the IC-HU Project, we have promoted different ways to humanize the intensive care units. An of them stands out because breaks especially with the established rules: the walks out the ICU with the patients. At this point that might be a bit controversial, I would like to make two… via…

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Now What? Grieving After the Death of a Loved One

End of Life Education Materials Source: Reaching for the Far Side of Grief | Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.BKBooks.com via Reaching for the Far Side of Grief | Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.BKBooks.com — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support This is a post worth reading that focuses on grief and what that entails. If you have been…

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Frustration Within the Helping/Medical Professions: Strategies to Change it.

I came across this article on LinkedIn and had to take a look. Do doctors die differently and are they treated differently? I have also come across many posts about frustration related to one’s work environment and profession. What are the solutions? https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/06/06/how-doctors-really-die/ What do you think?  Medical professionals are more knowledgeable about medical procedures,…

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Party with a Plan: Author Interview & Book Spotlight by Randy Haveson

Book Description: Finally! Here is a proven, practical way to drink alcohol and lower your risk for problems. Up until now, there have been two primary messages when it comes to drinking alcohol. One is “just say no,” which for the majority of the population is not an option. The other is to “drink responsibly.”…

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Summer Reading List by TED

40+ TED speakers recommend the books you need to read right now. Okay, so it’s not summer everywhere right now. But whatever the weather, it’s always time to read a good book. So we compiled summer reading recommendations from TED speakers, and then organized them according to the various situations in which you might find yourself……

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Healthcare and Older Adults: Changes Needed.

Noor Heim is an assistant professor who currently works for the University Medical Center in Utrecht. In this blog, she discusses her recent Age & Ageing paper on research she has done in the Leiden University Medical Center. Integration of treatment and care from multiple disciplines is particularly critical in care for older people. Most […]…

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