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journey

You are at peace now

You are at peace now

To Heather: Your path of death was not perfect but I was there for you. I felt the Health Care system could have done more for you but I had to realize it was your journey. You are at peace now.

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Remember life is short

Remember life is short

Caring for my family was the hardest “job” I had at their end of life, but I am forever grateful for the privilege of being there and the opportunity to share life moments, memories, joyful, and sorrow. It wasn’t easy, but somehow we made it, and accomplished […]

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My Dad asked “Am I going to make it”

My Dad asked “Am I going to make it”

Speaking to my Dad about his dying never would have come has I not been employed at hospice. My Dad told me in our conversation “I am not afraid to die but I sure will miss life.” My Dad died in hospital under not so nice conditions. […]

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Embrace every moment

Embrace every moment

This is life… This is what it’s all about… You are doing it now… Embrace every moment…

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It is an honour and a privilege

It is an honour and a privilege

I have been asked many times how I could work at Hospice… because everyone dies – no one ever gets better. My answer is: It is an honour and a privilege to care and comfort someone in the last days of their lives. We help them to […]

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To the families that I have supported

To the families that I have supported

For all the clients I have helped in the journey of end of life. To my PSW staff that I have supported in this journey. To the families that I have and continue to support in the end of life journey.

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You are the thread, I am the needle

You are the thread, I am the needle

Legacy You are the thread, I am the needle Let us stick together the stories of you life You pick the fabric of each memory Select the vibrant colours and varied textures Collected from the dusty rag bag in the laundry room Or clipped from the love-worn […]

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I move forward in your honour

I move forward in your honour

Hello Mr. Clarke, We wondered why we as a couple were going through the palliative journey. Well you are gone now but I can tell you I am working bard to make others’ journeys the best they can be with the schooling you pushed me to get […]

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