Death Café: Where strangers eat cake, drink tea, and talk about death. Hi Calgary, I hope you’ve had some time to enjoy the warm turn of weather! Today we’re talking about Death Cafés – a fascinating new phenomenon popping up … MORE
Palliative home care: What it is, how you can access it, and what you need to know in order for it to be successful.
Many people are interested in dying at home, but don’t know what steps to take in order for this to happen successfully and peacefully. Palliative home care is a program offered by Alberta Health Services, for individuals who have … MORE
Hi Calgary! I’m excited to talk to you about our resources page – particularly the section that offers information on care facilities. Have you ever gotten a call from a loved one’s doctor suggesting that you start exploring supportive … MORE
Imagine the following scenario: Your loved one has accelerating dementia and you’re concerned about her safety. You aren’t sure if she’s taking her medication, and aren’t sure if you can trust her to remember. When you try and offer her … MORE
I came across an article in the Huffington Post British Columbia that described a weekly Bereavement Walking Program in Vancouver (found at www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/11/12/vancouver-hospice-society_n_4263859.html?utm_hp_ref=tw). This is an informal support system for people who have recently lost a loved one and are … MORE
In our life journey, it is likely that we will come across some incredible health care providers. These are people that are emblazed in our memories and shape our recollections of our medical adventures. In many cases, patients and their … MORE