Next Comfort Care Book Club Get Together

Our next book club meeting will be held on Thursday, November 7th at 3pm…at Wendy’s home.  We will be discussing “Awake at the Bedside” by Koshin Paley Ellison and Matt Weingast. This is a must read for all our care-givers…Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End of LIfe Care. “The more we care for the happiness […]

Are You Grieving?

Grief is a No-Judgement Zone There is no single “correct” way to grieve. Your grief is as unique as your fingerprint. It’s important to honor your loss and give yourself the time and space to experience and feel your feelings. Your grief is a reflection of the love. David Kessler’s experience with thousands of people on […]

Volunteer Workshop on End of Life Rescue Drugs

We were very pleased to present an extra special talk by one of our professional members, Gail Bosch. She shared so much information with us about the typical drugs used when a patient is experiencing anxiety, shortness of breath, constipation, mild discomfort, nausea, fever terminal secretions (Death Rattle), and breakthrough pain. It was so valuable […]

May 23rd Book Club Selection

Our May book selection is titled The Needs of the Dying….A Guide for Bringing Hope, Comfort, and Love to Life’s Final Chapter, by David Kessler. Marianne Williamson says, “This book serves the needs of the person sitting by the bedside as much as it does the person who is lying in the bed. In it […]

Recent Presentation by Ricardo Zamara Orozco

Recently held at Gallo Azul, one of our Comfort Care Associates, Ricardo Orozco, presented a talk and demonstration to our volunteers on how to handle a bedridden person, changing sheets, and movements, etc. He also talked about how flexibility changes as one ages and how to properly help an elderly person when needing to move […]