Tag Archives: Communication

A Holiday Album: The Gift of a Life Review

A priceless way to honor your and your loved one's lives

Working with and being the student of those facing the end of life for many years, I have witnessed what really matters in living and in dying. Prompted to examine the life I was living and the legacy I would … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Art of Racing in the Rain”

Garth Stein comments on the human condition through the eyes of man’s best friend

Understanding a person’s outlook on death seems easy enough. After all, here at SevenPonds, it is our priority to encourage discussions about the end of life. But have you ever wondered what goes through a dog’s mind when it faces death? … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Including children in the dying experience

Join SevenPonds each month as Tani Bahti, RN, CT, CHPN, offers practical on-hand guidance to demystify the dying process. As an RN since 1976, Tani has been working to empower families and healthcare professionals to have the best end-of-life experience possible both through education and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Final Conversations: Helping the Living and the Dying Talk to Each Other”

Conversation guide facilitates authentic communication at end of life

What do you say to your loved one when you don’t know if those words will be the last you ever share with them? Maureen P. Keeley, Ph.D., and Julie M. Yingling, Ph.D. know how complicated and nebulous it sometimes … Continue reading

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“When people don’t express themselves, they die inside one piece at a time.”

-- Laurie Halse Anderson
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Avoid The Regrets of “Could’ve, Should’ve.”

Write a letter telling your loved ones how you feel

Join SevenPonds each month as Tani Bahti, RN, CT, CHPN, offers practical on-hand guidance to demystify the dying process. As an RN since 1976, Tani has been working to empower families and healthcare professionals to have the best end-of-life experience possible both through education and the … Continue reading

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