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Hospice care
Feb 4, 2017
... just want to share with you that my husband recently had to have a serious surgery so he filled out an end of life directive. We studied what happens during the dying process and learned that when the major organs shut down then forcing food or water into the body can cause an excruciatingly painful death. ... (4 replies)
... People who are in the dying process can suddenly at times appear perfectly healthy and responsive. I have seen people open eyes, smile and even speak during the death process. ... (1 replies)
Hospice care
Feb 4, 2017
... and healthy. There really are all sorts of sounds and actions that a dying person may make that may seem like normal life sounds but mean completely different things during the dying process. ... (4 replies)

Hospice care
Feb 4, 2017
... like she's dying of thirst. I want them to stop the roxanol and let her wake up enough to see my if she can start eating again. ... (4 replies)
... Hi all, My fiance's grandfather went into hospital about 6 weeks ago due to a fall at home. He's had dementia for a little while now, but he seemed fine before, just easily confused with some incontinence. I've worked in care homes for residents with dementia and have seen different severities. Since being in hospital, his condition declined quite rapidly, contracting chest... (1 replies)
... with 2 doctors here at the hospital and both think I should believe im going to live until the moment im not alive anymore. They believe once you decide you are dying soon, you will die. I get their point of view but if my health is declining every day for 2 weeks, its not going to get better. ... (0 replies)
... I need help I have just found out my dad's in hospital and is dying but his being so stubborn and will not tell.me or any of my siblings which hospital he is in...does anyone know where or what I could do to find out where he is. ... (3 replies)
... however medical professionals are trained to administer pain medication when a patient is in distress. For instance, if you are dying of a cancer, they may administer Morphine to make breathing easier, and eliminate pain. Same with both pulmonary and cardiac issues. ... (3 replies)
... Hello, My name is Chris. My mom has been battling Non-small cell Adenocarcinoma since late last year. When it was found she was a stage 3a. They only seen it in her left lung at the time and was about the size of your fist. It was touching the rib cage and a major blood vessel was wrapped around it. At the time it was determined that the best treatment would be to shrink it... (1 replies)
Mom dying
Oct 24, 2013
... Thank You!!! For your replies, it meant the world to me, Iím not alone. The last 24hrs has been really hard for my mom. Dementia wow on top of everything else. My heart is broken watching her going through different stages of dying. ďShe said Iím old itís time for me to die, call her Pastor get her funeral readyĒ I said yes mamĒ Everything is ready it was easy doing... (5 replies)
Mom dying
Oct 24, 2013
... Thank You!!! For your replies, it meant the world to me, I’m not alone. The last 24hrs has been really hard for my mom. Dementia wow on top of everything else. My heart is broken watching her going through different stages of dying. “She said I’m old it’s time for me to die, call her Pastor get her funeral ready” I said yes mam” Everything is ready it was easy doing... (5 replies)
Mom dying
Oct 19, 2013
... se her more quickly. If she has dementia, you may need to repeat things when the time seems right in case she has forgotten. May she go in peace. When my Dad was dying and very near the end, I darkened the room, put on some soothing music and lit some small candles to carry him into the night. ... (5 replies)
Mom dying
Oct 19, 2013
... s been on hospice for 4 months. She has been in active dying stage for over a month now. ... (5 replies)
... I am sorry that you are suffering so much. If you really want to think about it, we are all dying from the moment we are born. It's just a matter of time for everyone. Have you asked your doctor if there is something you can take to help you sleep? ... (3 replies)
Mom could be dying
Jul 12, 2010
... Hi: I wanted to let you all know that my mom did pass in early July. The two months were horrible and I think the medical profession is really in dire straights. First she went into the hospital and they released her to a nursing home for "rehab" - mom had 2 weeks of radiation and it was torture. She was throwing up all the time. So she was released to her home and... (10 replies)
... I've been a hospice volunteer for ten years now, every week I keep company to dying people either few months away from death or right at their last breath. BTW I am your age. ... (30 replies)
... I'm so glad you and your son are getting together. My brother had not contacted my dad for 20 years. When my dad was dying, my brother finally went to see him, and it brought new life to my dad. The doctors didn't expect him to live through the night. He live another 6 weeks. During that time, they shared alot, And was grateful for the time together. The past is the... (30 replies)
... Raging against the dying light may seem poetic, but it's downright torturous if death is an impending personal experience. ... (30 replies)
... ing for even hastening one hour toward his death. I love my dad very much. This has been torturous for all of us. He is very strong, and I believe his fear of dying keeps him from letting go. ... (1 replies)
... I'm definitely trying to do that. Some of my relatives are still in denial, they're convinced that if I just try some miracle vitamin or some other nonsense, that I will pull out of this. But I've been to two doctors and both of them told me the same thing. The cancer has spread, and I am down to a few months at best. The problem is that my family is not accepting it,... (30 replies)


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