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I still remember, vividly, our time together

I still remember, vividly, our time together

My grandmother passed away more than 20 years ago but I still remember, vividly, our time together, as a family, making all the arrangements for her funeral. Both daughters, all her grandchildren (5), and even some of the older grand-children went to the funeral home & assisted […]

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His mother came to see me

His mother came to see me

In an acute care setting, I took care of a young male client. Throughout his week with us, I supported his mother during this ordeal. When he passed away one week later, I wasn’t working. I attended the funeral for my grieving process. One year later, on […]

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He remained focused on others

He remained focused on others

My Dad who died from colon cancer but who was a constant source of strength and love for his family and a course of humour and grace to all his wonderful caregivers – he was able to remain at home until his final few days and could […]

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