Category Archives: hospice nursing

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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How ghost hunting made me a better caregiver

How ghost hunting made me a better caregiver for my parents Now this sounds pretty far-out, right? Think we’ve gone off the deep end a bit? Well, of course that happened lonnnnng ago! Actually this is a really good article. … Continue reading

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Hospice medical care for dying patients : The New Yorker

Hospice medical care for dying patients : The New Yorker. A terrific article…well worth the time to read.

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For a Hospice Pioneer, Still a Tough Call – NYTimes.com

For a Hospice Pioneer, Still a Tough Call – NYTimes.com. I knew Paul Brenner, what  a wonderful gentle man. I took a walk through Jacob Perlow Hospice with him back in the ’90s and had a good interview for our … Continue reading

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Keeping Patients Out of Hospitals – Excellent Article

Keeping Patients Out of Hospitals: A Private-Sector Approach to Health Reform – Adam Wolfberg – The Atlantic. This is such a good article I had to post it right away. I work in a busy hospital and see the revolving … Continue reading

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