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Exploring Alternative Therapies: Complementary Approaches for Wellness

The Importance of Learning a Variety of Approaches to Wellness In our fast-paced and interconnected world, prioritizing holistic well-being has become increasingly vital. Wellness is not merely the absence of illness; it encompasses a state of complete physical, mental, and emotional harmony. Embracing a variety of approaches to wellness is essential for several compelling reasons. … Read more

How Is Dignity Maintained In End-Of-Life Care?

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Dignity Is Everything In end-of-life care, maintaining dignity is of utmost importance. It involves honoring individuals’ inherent worth and value, even during their final stages of life. In end-of-life care, preserving dignity is incredibly important. The end-of-life phase is a delicate and sensitive time for individuals, and ensuring that their dignity is maintained becomes paramount. … Read more

What Does a DNR Mean for Hospice Care?

DNR In The World Off Hospice DNR stands for Do Not Resuscitate. That term is hard for anyone to hear when it comes to someone they love. When it comes to hospice care, this term carries a specific meaning and significance. Hospice care is a type of end-of-life care that is focused on providing comfort … Read more

“The Ecstasy of the gods” – Happiness in the Sermon on the Mount

As we’ve put together our series entitled, “What Jesus Said About Happiness,” we have discovered lots of wonderful things. This blog entry is about one of those discoveries. We hope you find it as wonderful as we have. Makarios Many readers will know that the New Testament was written in Greek. Therefore, what we read … Read more

Shorter Days and Dementia: Fighting Late-Day Confusion

One of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is late-day confusion. Often called “sundowning,” this phenomenon usually worsens as the days get shorter. If someone you care for has dementia, you may notice them getting more confused and agitated in late afternoon and evening. As the days get shorter, late-day confusion … Read more

Giving is Living–7 Ways Helping Others Helps You

“It is more blessed to give than receive” is one of the most repeated Biblical quotes in our language. This is most likely due to the fact that so many people have recognized it’s powerful truth. Even people who don’t necessarily believe the Bible have experienced the blessing of giving to and serving others. Science … Read more

True Power/True Happiness: What Jesus Said About Happiness Part 4

Happy are the Meek In Matthew 5:5, Jesus says, “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” I cannot think of anything more countercultural than that. In Jesus’ day, the Jewish people He taught were living under the occupation of the mighty Roman empire. These oppressed Roman subjects must’ve perked up when they … Read more

5 Steps to Prepare for End-of-Life Care

The Day That Changes Everything. No one is prepared for it, ever. It’s the day that changes everything. It turns your¬†emotions, your outlook, your whole life completely upside down. It’s the day you or a loved one get a terminal diagnosis. Nothing can prepare you for the news that your life will most likely not … Read more

What Jesus Said About Happiness Part 3

Matthew 5 begins with what we know as the beatitudes. These are Jesus’ opening statements of the “Sermon on the Mount.” In these powerfully counter-cultural statements, Jesus describes those whose hearts are ready to experience true happiness. In this issue, we’ll pause to take a brief overview of this important passage. The Heart The passage … Read more

Summer Heat & Senior Safety

Seniors & Heat Most people see heat as a nuisance. But significant and prolonged summer heat is potentially deadly, especially to seniors. Nearly 400 deaths each year are attributed to heat waves in America. And most of those are seniors. This is a staggering thought. But it’s particularly disconcerting for seniors and those who care … Read more