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Talking to your family about your wishes is important.
I recently had lunch with a colleague who works within Beebe’s Palliative Care department. We were discussing palliative care and end of life planning and she said, “I refer to it as Advanced Illness Planning.” This really struck me. We spend so much of our life “planning” for big events. We plan for college, we plan for a wedding, we plan for a having a baby… But, do we plan for death? There are...
Baby jail may seem endless, but I love it here.
Oh, the things a person purchases thanks to Amazon Prime. My ordering once got to the point that I was racing home before my husband so that I could sneak the wonderful packages inside and put them away. And when he would ask, “When did we get that?” I would simply reply, “We’ve had that for years.” He is not at all a shopper and the only reason he goes anywhere near a mall is to shop at Cabela’s....
Stopping by to visit a friend who lost a loved one is a great way to support her.
In recent months, I have been inspired by how people support one another in Delaware, and especially in Sussex County. I am not referring to what people do in crises caused by hurricanes, fires, floods, and other extreme emergencies, but the outreach to those experiencing the inevitable conditions of aging – chronic illnesses, incapacitation, isolation, and death of a spouse, a companion, child,...