“No one can stop a ticking clock.  But the great ones…the great ones always find a way to slow it down.” Kevin Costner’s character, Sonny Weaver, Jr., makes this very insightful...

“When you love someone, you will do anything to keep them from dying,” said Shaun, the main character in the hit TV medical drama, “The Good Doctor,” when conversing with a...

While a living will or other documents may be in place, the following forms will enable you to provide emergency and/or medical personnel with a more concise and clear understanding of...

As you read this particular blog post, please keep this very important point in mind:  ~I am not giving up, we just need to prepare for every possible outcome.~ Now, before...

Based upon the nature of a terminal prognosis, generally speaking, the patient will more than likely die in six months or less regardless if they receive any form of treatment or...

‘Living while dying’ is a term or phrase that I have always used while caring for TiLOs (an acronym that I use to affectionately refer to “terminally-ill loved ones”) as a...

Quality of Life refers to focusing on the palliative care aspects of a TiLOs daily life with any treatments limited to minimizing symptoms and discomforts including among other things pain management...