Guest Articles

Faith and the End of Life

April 23, 2015

By Barbara Karnes, RN The definition of the word faith from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary is: fidelity to one’s promises; sincerity of intentions; belief and trust in and loyalty to God; belief in the traditional doctrines of a religion firm…

Guest Articles

Life with Dignity

April 15, 2015

By Karen Kaplan Being a healthcare chaplain is like being a detective. When a person on hospice talks with me about dying, I immediately want to hunt for what is beneath the surface. How are they talking about it? Why…