Category Archives: Hospice care

Nurse Shares 30 Years Experiences with Death and Dying

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One Man’s Quest to Change the Way We Die

See a story about Dr. B.J. Miller and the Zen Hospice in this recent article in NY Times. The Zen Hospice Project has long been a forerunner in the conscious death and dying movement. From their website: Zen Hospice Project’s legacy … Continue reading

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In honour of the Passing of Stephen Levine

  Who Dies? was and continues to be a life changing book for many people. It served to open my eyes to the conscious death and dying movement with such pioneers as Ram Dass, Joan Halifax, Christine Longaker, EJ Gold, … Continue reading

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To the dying, spiritual caregivers can be godsend

To the dying, spiritual caregivers can be godsend  A good article, and  so very nice to see the word godsend in print…  

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An Amazing New and totally DIFFERENT Computer Video Game for Cancer Patients

  This is the most beautiful computer game space you ‘ll ever experience…and yet just around the corners are some very potent chambers for fighting cancer. The game, Cancer Killer, technically called a Specialty Orb, is only 99 cents and … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Things to Do When a Loved One Is Dying

This is certainly reasonable advice and within the reach of just about anyone. A short well written list, numbers 1 and 5 are my favorites. One could say: Stay with your loved one and the space in a  positive non … Continue reading

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