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Palliative Care

All of us have experienced loss at some time and as we age it is more likely we will experience the loss of someone close and dear to us. The emotional pain associated with loss makes it a difficult subject to think and talk about. There are strategies however that …

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Grief and Loss Associated with Dementia

A diagnosis of dementia brings a range of changes for the person with the diagnosis and their partner/whanau and friends. Common feelings at the time of diagnosis are shock, sadness, anger and fear, or for some people, relief at having an explanation for the changes that have been occurring. Actively …

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