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A New Study Links Fried Potatoes and Early Death:Researchers look for connections between fried foods and mortality
Film Review: OWN TV’s “Serving Life”:An inmate-staffed hospice program in one of the roughest prisons in the U.S.
Secular Funerals and Rituals Are Becoming More Common:Rituals help atheists, agnostics and the otherwise religiously unaffiliated move through grief
Tag Archives: Death and Dying
Study examines the role of palliative care in the ICU
Over the last several years, healthcare providers have used palliative care to treat pain and discomfort in patients with serious illnesses. Unlike curative care, which aims to make the person “well,” the goal of palliative care is to make patients … Continue reading →
“Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.”
- Earl Grollman
“There is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
- Winnie the Pooh
Cognitive-behavioral therapy can provide relief for complicated grief and bereavement
Our Tip of the Month Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for complicated grief uses cognitive (thinking) and behavioral techniques (doing) to help clients cope more effectively with grief. It can be a powerful tool in the healing process, helping the client come … Continue reading →
What Was the Role of Project Nightlight During the AIDS Crisis And What Can We Learn From the Founder?
An Interview with Cassandra Christensen
Today SevenPonds speaks with Cassandra Christensen, a retired R.N. who discovered her life’s mission was to work with people facing the end of life. After working as a staff nurse at UCLA, Cassandra transitioned into private duty nursing. It was at that … Continue reading →
An interview with Nika Short who comforts families during trauma
Today SevenPonds speaks with Nika Short, who works for LifeCenter Northwest to provide support for the families of organ donors. Nika provides bereavement support for donor families and facilitates communication between donor families and organ recipients when someone decides they … Continue reading →