When Death Comes Slowly | Abby Pingree

January 23, 2015 9:08 PM

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"...but what do you do when your body does not wear out when it should have already? My mother is 95 with Alzheimer's. Her body is strong and could go on for years. My brother and all of us who know and love my mother know she, in no, way would want to be alive now."

Working as a hospice nurse I have witnessed how exhausting and heartbreaking a loved one's slow decline can be. Observing their body, mind or both ravaged by an incurable disease can be very painful. Watching a dear loved one trapped in a body, no longer able to communicate, with no chance of recove...

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