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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Managing Depression While Aging

Depression happens to people at whatever age but for seniors, it is quite challenging to deal with. Aging adults can readily feel a loss of interest in the activities they used to do and enjoy. Feelings of hopelessness, loneliness, and...

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Death Is a Stranger: Things We Assume About Dying

Many of us are strangers to death—it may even be more truthful to say that all of us are. However, every time we are faced with it, we compare it to previous situations or past experiences, expecting that the outcome will be the same. We take...

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Why Hospice Care Helps Patients Live Longer

Despite hospice care being available in the U.S. for nearly 50 years, there are still a lot of societal misconceptions regarding it. One of these wrong notions about hospice care is the belief that hospice “precipitates death.” However, on...

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Things You Can Do to Help Your Loved Ones Cope with...

What can you tell your loved one when they are diagnosed with a terminal illness? How can you show them your support? What can you do to make the situation a little more bearable? You may have asked yourself these questions when thinking...

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The Five Stages of Grief

Losing a loved one is the most painful experience one could ever have. Even if you did have time to prepare yourself for the loss, you still feel insurmountable grief.  After losing a loved one, you may go through the five stages of grief....

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Things to Consider Before Signing Up for Hospice Care

Caring for a loved one with a life-limiting illness is a very tough job to do. You might want to consider the help from the providers of Hospice Care in Simi Valley, California. Hospice usually provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support...

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