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What is The Philosophy of Hospice Care?

Hospices offer essential care during end of life, helping patients on their final journey so they don’t experience too much discomfort. This essential care can reduce a patient’s stress, help them ...
By Franklin Rainear Jr.
In Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Understanding the Stages of Grief

Everyone experiences grief differently and take their time processing it. Some recover within months while others take years. There’s no right or wrong way to experience this, no set patterns or pr...
By Franklin Rainear Jr.
In Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Friday, May 18, 2018

The Importance of An End of Life Conversation with Your Loved One

Death is intimidating, mysterious, and frightening. Most are hesitant to think about their own demise and what will happen after it. That can lead to a lot of problems later, especially if there ar...
By Franklin Rainear Jr.
In Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Monday, April 23, 2018

What do Funeral Directors do for a Family?

When a loved one breathes their last breath, one of the very first things you need to do is contact a funeral director. This professional may run their own funeral home or could be part of an organ...
By Franklin Rainear Jr.
In Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Should I or Shouldn’t I Go to the Funeral?

Many people wonder whether they should attend a funeral or not. Funerals allow family and friends to say their final goodbyes to the deceased person. Everyone associated with the decedent has some ...
By Franklin Rainear Jr.
In Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Importance of Writing a Eulogy

A eulogy is an expression of gratefulness and grief and a final goodbye in honor of a deceased person’s memory. It isn’t very easy to speak before all the people attending the service, especially s...
By Franklin Rainear Jr.
In Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

5 Funeral Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

Funerals are difficult for everyone. The decedent’s family and friends are in deep mourning and can react negatively or feel pain at any perceived slight. It’s important to keep their feelings in m...
By Franklin Rainear Jr.
In Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Thursday, February 15, 2018

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How to Deal with the Loss of a Loved One During the Holidays

Our loved ones are a big part of our lives and influence every aspect of it. We form deep and personal connections with each other and experience a considerable amount of pain if that connection ge...