What is a Death Doula

What is a Death Doula

A death doula is non-medical individual who is trained to care for others at the end of life.  He or she provides holistic care in terms of the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual realms.  Death doulas are also known as end-of-life coaches, death...
What is an Autopsy

What is an Autopsy

Simply put, an autopsy (or postmortem examination) is an exam performed on a dead body in order to determine the cause of death, the effects a disease had on the individual, or to identify the deceased.  The word autopsy comes from the word autopsia, a Greek word that...
End of Life Care Options

End of Life Care Options

It is a fact that at some point most of us will have to deal with deciding on the best end-of-life care options for either a loved one or ourselves.  It is a daunting and emotional task so here is some information on the types of end-of-life care options to help you...
How to Select the Best Hospice Care Service

How to Select the Best Hospice Care Service

The objective of hospice care is to give people support throughout the final phase of a terminal illness.  The focus is on comfort and pain management, allowing patients to live out the remainder of their life as fully as possible. When a patient is initially referred...