From those of us at Friends of Hospice to all of you: we wish you and yours peace, love, and comfort during this holiday season. With Christmas just a few days away we want to share some ideas that may be helpful in dealing with loss during this time of the year. Take what works… Continue reading Tips for Handling the Holidays
We are all just walking each other home. The first time I heard this incredible phrase, it literally stopped me in my tracks. The person that introduced me to this beautiful concept was Katie Evermann Druffel of Pullman Regional Hospital. She shared a cherished postcard with this Ram Dass quote. At that very moment every… Continue reading We Are All Just Walking Each Other Home.
When we think about those folks who are lovingly cared for in hospice, we generally think of them as being old. In our minds, people live to a ripe old age before leaving this world. But the truth is that from the moment we are born we are old enough to die. Sadly, some of… Continue reading Don’t Wait for High Noon