AS DEATH NEARS
(By Joe R. Price)
Hospice care is designed to ease physical pain and suffering as death nears. It is a helpful service that offers dignity, palliative care, and comfort to the person approaching death, as well as their families.
Surprisingly, many people will not even talk about death, their own, or that of a loved one. Of course, that does not slow death's approach or prevent its arrival. Perhaps they convince themselves that by not thinking and talking about death they can avoid its encroachment. Or perhaps…