end of life



Putting Hope into Hospice: One Rabbi’s Mission

Lubavitch News | March 28, 2016 Rabbi Mendy Levy works nine-hour days as a chaplain for VITAS, the nation’s largest hospice provider. As one of only a handful of Jewish chaplains in the system, he serves South Florida’s vast aging…



Hospice is about life, dying nurse says

The Des Moines Register | March 23, 2016 Joyce Hutchison takes short, fast breaths. The 75-year-old knows they are among her last. She is dying of lung cancer. Her doctor says she has a month left, maybe two. The brink…



Hospice: helping lives reach their end

Lillian Palmer for Green River Star | March 16, 2016 There is a row of long vertical wooden frames that line the hallway in the Hospice of Sweetwater County office. Within the frames are lists of names, separated by years….



A New Vision for Dreams of the Dying

By JAN HOFFMAN February 2, 2016 One evening in the late fall, Lucien Majors, 84, sat at his kitchen table, his wife Jan by his side, as he described a recent dream. Mr. Majors had end-stage bladder cancer and was in renal…