A Good Life And A Good Death: What Is Palliative Care?

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/25/717095214/a-good-life-and-a-good-death-what-is-palliative-care He will not die on your watch.” That’s what the family of a patient told Sunita Puri when she was a resident in internal medicine. They were chilling words for the young doctor as she took over the care of a very sick man on the overnight shift. To Puri, the patient, who had […]

Caring, Death and Loss in a Pandemic

Still openings for August 8th broadcast! It’s FREE! (but donations welcome)….and if you register now, you can have access to the recording to listen at your leisure. A great opportunity for all our Comfort Care & Assistance participants…A live video training with Sarah Kerr, PhD Caring, Death, and Loss in a Pandemic Ritual Practices for […]

Anxiety Can Be A Stage of Grief You May Not Recognize

By Seth J. Gillihan, PhDClinical psychologist You’ve probably heard of the stages of grief—denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. However, grief is a complex and personal experience, and there are many aspects of it that don’t fit neatly into this model. One common, but often unrecognized, grief response is feelings of tremendous anxiety. Some individuals […]

March 28th Volunteer Meeting Cancelled!

To all past, present and future Comfort Care volunteers, our scheduled meeting at the Palapa Center on March 28th will have to be postponed. I’ve heard from enough of you who were planning on attending, that you prefer to wait until the Virus scare passes. So…we will reschedule for a later date…still to be determined.

CoronaVirus~Give Assistance/Receive Assistance

In light of our area having quite a few senior citizens living here, Paty Rains has started a Facebook page…CoronaVirus~Give Assistance/Receive Assistance….for anyone to post there if they are in need of a little help or loving care. Our Comfort Care volunteer team members will be on call as well for anyone requiring assistance. Contact […]

Death with Dignity now Legal in Mexico!

Senadores aprueban muerte digna para enfermos terminales Here is the English Translation: Senators approve dignified death for terminally ill With 109 votes in favor, this legislation was approved and submitted to the Chamber of Deputies for review and, where appropriate, approval. Unanimously, the full Senate of the Republic approved a reform to article 4 of […]