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Stories we tell ourselves

How we define who we are is often generated by our past experiences. In hospice we often encourage people to share their stories, their “life review”.  Humans love stories, oral tradition has been alive since the experience of conversation.  Storytellers … Continue reading

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the crash mat

I have a patient who fell out of bed last week; her caregivers would only allow a crash mat to cushion the blow if she fell again. This patient is developmentally delayed, and perhaps one of the most open and … Continue reading

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The chestnut

When I was five I met a girl during one of my sojourns through the woods with the family dog. Kate was on vacation with her family from the very exotic state of New York. Her father was a writer, … Continue reading

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