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Nurses Stories: Real Nurse’s sharing real Nursing Stories

If you are a Nurse or have a calling to help heal, we invite you to share your own nursing stories with us here at The Hopeful Healer. Together we can show everyone how truly heroic the calling of the Hopeful Healer can be in the profession of Nursing. Please share...

The article about hospice

1. Live for today: Atul Gawande makes the case for hospice care by Sandra Yin In what could turn out to be a seminal article that helps raise demand for hospice care and helps the terminally ill consider a more thoughtful approach to the art of dying, Brigham and...

Is Hospice the Patient’s Choice?

I read this on Fierce Care this morning but I also read the article in the New Yorker mag. It was quite wonderful and very supportive of a patient’s choice. Both my parents died at home, their choice, and hospice was wonderful. As medicine begins to admit what...

The Gift of Dying At Home

One of the perks of spending years nursing, taking care of others’ family members, is that when the end was coming for both my mother and father, my family and I allowed them to die at home. It was because of all my experience with other patients I fell in love...