Managing Restlessness at End of Life

Changes naturally occur in the body as one draws nearer to end of life. Although each person’s experience is unique, there are common signs death is near. Terminal restlessness is …

What is Estate Planning, Why Does it Matter?

by Stephen P. Astrup, JD Estate planning helps you manage and document many important decisions to ensure they are carried out after your death, including wishes for your finances, health …

Celebrating Holidays When Your Loved One is Ill

by Heather Larson, LSW, CT Holidays are typically a joyful time filled with celebrations, gatherings and merriment, but it can be a stressful and emotional time when a family member …

Refocusing Perspective Amid COVID-19

Times are uncertain, and with that comes questions: How long will this last? Will I be able to be with my loved one when they take their last breath? Will …

When Eyes Speak

by Janna Kontz, MDiv Have you seen many smiles lately? Think about that. In the age of the mask, have you seen many smiles? At first glance—and first thought—you might …