Happy Thanksgiving! 7 things I’m thankful for …

Happy Thanksgiving! Most of us born in the Western world, no matter how little we think we have, are wealthy by global standards. If we¬†have clothes on our back, food in our belly, regular access to clean water, and a roof over our head, we have a lot to be thankful for. Nearly half the… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving! 7 things I’m thankful for …

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Why was caring for the dying so tough? (It’s not what you think!)

I'm young at heart, but I have always been an old soul. As a child, my favorite people were my elderly paternal grandparents and people their age or older. So, it's no wonder, really, that I gravitated toward caring for dementia, geriatric, and hospice patients as a registered nurse. Death is sacred. Seeing someone take… Continue reading Why was caring for the dying so tough? (It’s not what you think!)