Wednesday, January 25, 2017

We Don’t Know Death: 7 Assumptions We Make about Dying ~ Pallimed

A thoughtful perspective on assumptions about death -- that people do not want to be alone when they die, that families want to be there, that we should tell people to "let go."

"As a bereavement counselor, you see so many cases where people feel guilty for “not being there.”  It can be helpful to set the expectation early that dying is a private experience and the person may die when family and friends are not there. We discuss how their loved one may not be able to “let go” while they are there. This information can help caregivers to take the pressure off themselves."

We Don’t Know Death: 7 Assumptions We Make about Dying ~ Pallimed:

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