Tag Archive: Hospice

Kicking a Dead Horse, Again

     Sorry for bringing up this subject again, but I can’t get it out of my mind that there are people dying of cancer in hospice wards right now, and they are suffering in terrible pain, and no one is addressing that pain. Since my dad died in early December I can still hear the…

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Final Thoughts On Hospice

     It’s been a while since my last post because I’ve lost both my parents. My mother unexpectedly died December 2 morning, and my father died December 4. We had hospice take my dad to a hospice unit in a hospital, where they were better staffed and equiped to care for him. I believe that…

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Another Look At Hospice

     I’ve had a fist hand look into hospice and want to change my opinion from my last post about the subject.      My father is laying here with me right now in a hospital bed which was just put in his living room.      He is out of it, with the severe pain, the morphine,…

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Hospice

     I was very surprised to find out that hospice was first start in about 1967.  It seems like it would have been something that should have been in place for a lot longer. It took a little convincing but my father agreed to have hospice come in. Right now they are only coming to…

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