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Praying my Scottish neighbor goes out singing like ‘Seven Songs for...

It’s politically correct in America to gush about how wonderful our country’s hospice programs are, and many of them are quite good. But in Scotland,...

Cancer Treatment Options: A Time to Treat a Time to Let...

Cancer treatment options should include switching to comfort care. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has developed guidelines of when an oncologist should switch to comfort...

In Cancer Therapy, There is a Time to Treat and a...

Sara, an 80-year-old,  is receiving cancer therapy and she sent email to me. I have decided to tackle a difficult subject. This will be...

What Does it Mean When a Person With Dementia Goes on...

I want to preface this column by saying that hospice programs are a blessing for people with dementia in numerous ways. My intention in...

New to Caregiving-Getting Some Practical Help

New to Caregiving? Getting  Some Practical Help It is important to realize early on as a care giver that you are not a super human....