Something to Think About: a blog on end of life

Eating or not eating
Refusing Treatment At Age 93, Article by Hospice Innovator Barbara Karnes, RN

Refusing Treatment At Age 93

Why make your mother’s remaining time be unhappy and with more discontent than is already there due to age and illness? Being old is hard work. Our thinking processes aren't...

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Calories Count by Barbara Karnes, RN

Calories Count

When living with a life threatening illness we are eating for two---our physical body and our disease. In most cases the disease eats before we do. If we don’t eat,...

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