The Five Stages of Grief

Grief Model Background Grief is something all of us experience multiple times in our lives. In 1969, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross first described five stages of grief. Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance Its often believed that these stages of grief will last weeks...

Valerie Harper

You may have recently seen news stories regarding the husband of Valerie Harper and his reluctance to move begin hospice care.Here’s one story that appeared on the website for nbcnews:...

Palliative Care Versus Hospice Care

What is Palliative Care? Palliative care is medical care for patients living with a serious illness. The focus of palliative care is to relieve the symptoms and the stress of the illness. The goal is to improve quality-of-life for both the patient and the family....