Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Co
In this moving and compassionate classic—now updated with new material from the authors—hospice nurses Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley share their intimate experiences with patients at the end of life, drawn from more than twenty years’ experience tending the terminally ill.
Through their stories we come to appreciate the near-miraculous ways in which the dying communicate their needs, reveal their feelings, and even choreograph their own final moments; we also discover the gifts—of wisdom, faith, and love—that the dying leave for the living to share.
Filled with practical advice on responding to the requests of the dying and helping them prepare emotionally and spiritually for death, Final Gifts shows how we can help the dying person live fully to the very end.
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I was given this book by a friend because I was going through the worst time of my life the loss of my wife. Nothing can prepare you for this experience but this work of passion for the human ... Read full review
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This is a great book for anyone who may be working in a field of business that deals with death and dying especially anyone working with the elderly. It gives great insights into the dying process and how to constructively work with people who are actively dying. Read full review
IT WILL BE WHEN
CHAPTER TENWE MUST GO TO THE PARK
I NEED TO MAKE PEACE WITH
IM STUCK IN BETWEEN
MY ACTIONS SPEAK FOR ME
I DREAMED ABOUT
THE TIME IS RIGHT
IM GETTING READY TO LEAVE
IM NOT ALONE
I SEE WHERE IM GOING