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Can hospice care reduce depression in the bereaved? – Harvard Health Blog

Can hospice care reduce depression in the bereaved? – Harvard Health Blog

A recent study found that post-death hospice services may help loved ones and family members get the mental health services they need after a loss. Source: www.health.harvard.edu A better end to one’s life that treats the full human dignity of the dying is essential to keep spirits high and hope alive.  Hospice and Pastoral care can offer this to the dying. If you are interested in learning more about pastoral care for the dying and Pastoral Thanatology Courses, then please review the program

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Hospice Care May Help Both The Terminally Ill And Their Surviving Spouses

Hospice Care May Help Both The Terminally Ill And Their Surviving Spouses

  The grief of losing a loved one to a terminal illness may be easier to recover from when they receive hospice care. Source: www.medicaldaily.com This is a good article about how hospice can make the final days not only more pleasant for the dying but also the caregivers. If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thanatology Courses, then please review the program #pastoralthanatology

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Pastoral Care and the Teachings of Christianity

Pastoral Care and the Teachings of Christianity

Pastoral Care and Church Teaching Pope John Paul the II, one of the most prominent Christian figures of the 20th century, was not just a leader of the Catholic Church but also a visible sign of unity for all Christians.  During his lfietime, he spoke on a variety of topics and Pastoral Care was not an exception.  Below is a document he wrote in commission of the Pastoral Care Commission of Health Care Professionals. In the Papal Document, Dolentium Hominem, Pope John Paul II discussed the need for Pastoral Care of Health Care Professionals for the world’s suffering.  He speaks of Christian dignity in dying and how pastoral counselors