Family expresses appreciation of compassionate care

The following is a Letter to the Editor published in the Tulsa World on Jan. 5th, 2018. I was deeply moved and inspired by the kindness, dignity and professionalism extended to us by the staff and volunteers at Clarehouse as they cared for our dear friend, Richard Barnes, in his last days. Outwardly it looks […]

Cherishing Every Moment

Sitting in our interdisciplinary team meeting last week, I was struck anew by the vastness of the personal experience of dying and grief. I heard the story of a guest whose family closely monitored, and sometimes challenged, every dose of comfort medication given, constantly fearing that too much medicine would rob them of precious time […]