Sadness, anger, guilt and love. Carroll Hospice’s bereavement counselors and volunteers witness a range of emotions after the loss of a loved one.
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the 4th Annual State of Aging conference presented by The Center for the Study of Aging at McDaniel College. The focus of this daylong learning event was patient-centered care across care settings and how it contributes to the well-being of older adults.
The holiday season can be challenging for many individuals, especially if you are grieving.
The absence of your loved one can be difficult to deal with during this time. Reflecting on past holiday memories can bring you happiness and pain, and thinking about what the holidays would have been like if your loved one were here can also be tough. But please remember that sometimes the anxiety building up to the holidays is much worse than the actual day. Read More
After a loved one dies, we may feel a mix of emotions—sadness, relief, guilt and regret, to name just a few. These emotions are typical. But, as a caregiver of that loved one, we may find ourselves wondering “what now?”
Each month we set the facts straight regarding myths surrounding hospice care.
This month’s myth: Hospice only cares for the patient
At Carroll Hospice, we understand that the whole family is affected when an individual is faced with a life-limiting illness. That’s why we make sure to provide support for family members in addition to the patient.