Something to Think About: a blog on end of life

Filtered By: How to's Suicide

Something to Think About: a blog on end of life

Filtered By: How to's Suicide

Pain, Morphine & "Dying in Peace"

Pain, Morphine & "Dying in Peace"

June 14 2018
It is certainly not within our role to act if a person, in the pain of the moment, wants help in ending their life. In the “pain of the moment” are the operative words here. I cannot tell you the number of times I have heard that plea in the throngs of pain, and the relief when that pain is relieved and life continues...

THIS IS HOW PEOPLE DIE - my latest film

THIS IS HOW PEOPLE DIE - my latest film

March 13 2018

My message throughout all this time has been to educate, educate, educate. Educate anyone who will listen about how people die. To help people understand how death comes, what it looks like, (a part of life we will all experience one day) is my focus, to neutralize the fear we all bring to approaching death. With my desire to teach as many people as possible I have created a new end of life educational film, This Is How People Die.

VSED ~Voluntary Stopping Eating & Drinking

VSED ~Voluntary Stopping Eating & Drinking

April 24 2017
Dear Barbara, Would you talk about voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED)?     Here is a definition of VSED...

Tears on the Job

Tears on the Job

January 09 2017
Dear Barbara,  I'm an older nursing student who is starting a new position as a NA2 in alovely hospice facility. I've...