We don’t let our pets suffer when they are at their end of life, so why human beings, our loved ones?
The weight of the soul is supposedly 21 grams. That is why a designer chose to put 21 grams of
In March 2017, my sisters and I gathered in my mom’s bedroom as her pacemaker was deactivated by a hospice
While most of us would prefer to die at home surrounded by loved ones, most of us will die in
As a board-certified music therapist for 12 years, I have practiced almost exclusively in hospice care. Music can help the
Gabrielle Strong My mother passed on my 50th birthday, a casualty of breast cancer. She had been planning my birthday
There was a time when I knew what life was all about. I knew up from down, left from right,
First contractions Shannon: I finally sat down, after sweeping the floor and washing the dishes. My stomach was rumbling, but
On the surface, “community activist” and “businesswoman” could seem like separate career paths. One could imagine the activist as wildly
“There are funerals where they bring out a boombox and it’s so impersonal. It doesn’t honor or celebrate the person,
On Oct. 23, not quite three months after her right to marry became Minnesota law, Ann DeGroot became a widow.
“I’m fascinated with people and why they do what they do.”