Tag Archives: euthanasia

Hospice and more ethical-emotional dilemmas

Mom has been with hospice a few months now.  I’d only heard the most fantastic things about them, so felt positive about this transition.  Mom qualified not because she was dying, but because her doctor knew we’d both reached our … Continue reading

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Moving beyond

After a month of my mom’s eternal-seeming stay in the hospital psychiatric unit, I was able to snag a pass for her to get out for a three-hour jaunt around town today.  She’s free to come and go with me daily for walks … Continue reading

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