Stages of Grief After Losing a Child

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The loss of a child is one of the worst traumas that any person can experience. The emotional, mental and physical pain it puts on parents, siblings and other loved ones is overwhelming. Losing a child has an unnatural, visceral nature that can leave lasting emotional damage. In 2019, the CDC reported 9,173 deaths of … Read more

How Do I Make a Will?: End-of-Life Documentation

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There’s a swirling cloud of confusion and questions when it comes to end-of-life documentation. Those with life-limiting illnesses must resolve financial and medical questions before they are no longer able to make those important decisions.  If your loved one has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and hasn’t prepared their estate, they may be asking, … Read more

What Services Does Hospice Provide?

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If you have a loved one dealing with a life-limiting illness, you may be wondering, “what services does hospice provide?” Don’t worry; you’re not alone. There’s a lot of confusion surrounding what hospice care is and what it does. A study conducted by the Journal of Palliative Medicine found that many hospice patients still hold significant … Read more

How Can Emotional Support Animals Help Hospice Patients?

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There are few things that the sweet, playful nature of a dog or calm, tempered nature of a cat can’t fix. According to the 2019-20 National Pet Owners survey, sixty-seven percent of U.S. households own a pet. A majority of Americans have a soft spot for furry companions. With our historied connection to these creatures, … Read more

Words of Encouragement for 2021

Tulsa Home Hospice

After a tumultuous year in 2020, many are looking forward to 2021 as a year of renewed hope. Here at Seasons Hospice of Tulsa and Muskogee, we would like to share some words of encouragement with you and your family as we move into the new year. Whether you’re specifically looking for what to say … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

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As 2020 comes to a close, you may be thinking of a way that you can improve your life for 2021. New Year’s resolutions are a cultural touchstone as many see the change as a clean slate and a chance to do better. As an older adult, you may be wondering what you can do … Read more

Social Media and Terminal Illness: Should You Post?

Tulsa Home Health

Terminal illness can make even the most connected individuals feel isolated from their friends and family. Having limited mobility and reduced social interaction can make it challenging to stay positive during a battle with illness. Tech companies and developers have tried to remedy isolation over the past few decades by connecting people through social media. … Read more

Should You Use Video Calling for Elderly Loved Ones?

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A visit with your elderly loved ones, whether they are grandparents, great-aunts and uncles or just a close family friend, is something we should never take for granted. Their stories from years past, wisdom and gentle kindness are little treasures we carry with us after every conversation. Unfortunately, we aren’t always able to talk with … Read more