Hospice workers frequently ask the question, “What is most important to you today?” This is a meaningful inquiry, especially considering that the answer might change from visit to visit – or even moment to moment.   Not long ago, I asked this question of a kind, elderly gentleman in a nursing home. Without his usual time for reflection, he… (Show more)
in Clinician's Corner
In life we meet lots of special people. We meet people who love to do things for others, people who love to give and people who want to be a part of something special. At the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard, we see these special people on a daily basis. When the Care Center first opened, local churches would make donations of… (Show more)
in Planting The Seed
“Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Daddy!” This is one of my favorite quotes about fathers. As the first born and, yes, I’ll admit it, a “Daddy’s girl,” I pretty much think my father “hung the moon,” and this quote describes him perfectly! My father was a great fixer of EVERYTHING – electrician, plumber, auto… (Show more)
in Planting The Seed