Lay an intentional foundation to relieve burden from self and caregivers and know your wishes will be advocated for- from determining your health care agent to completing your advanced healthcare directive to preferences on comfort and care to practical matters as organizing your accounts and passwords and after death arrangements
What does quality of life look like?
Healing Loose Ends – weeks to months
Now that the foundation is built, reflections on what, if anything, needs to heal or find lightness
Relationships – letter writing
Parting words and wisdoms
Being Light – days
Now that a lot of what has been said is said or given is given, focus on lightness, transitioning, leaving
Mind giving permission to body to rest
Comfort and care practices
A la carte:
End of Life Planning
After death support – washing ritual, home funeral,
In person Session
Care for the Caregiver
Best Care Possible –
Discuss the concerns/needs/challenges of the loved one dying – physical, mental, emotional and finding ways to attend to these needs efficiently and effectively
As the caregiver, what do you want this time to look like, establishing your physical, mental, and emotional needs.
Go through the checklist of what to be aware of –
Physical – safety/positioning, food plan, fall prevention, health care agent responsibilities
After Death Arrangements
Apart from ongoing phone and text support, provide caregiver with time to call their own:
Take Rest and Space –
Dedicated time to nourishing experiences for the caregiver
Offer companionship to caregiver or to the loved one so caregiver can have space and rest
What does time look like when you can call it your own?
A la carte:
Ready to start?
Step 1. Schedule a complimentary, no-obligation discovery meeting. You can do that righthere.
Step 2. At the scheduled time of your discovery meeting, we’ll discover! I’ll ask lots of questions to get to know a bit about you and what you’d like to get out of working with me. We’ll use the opportunity to make sure we’re the perfect fit.
Step 3. Then we’ll get started! If you decide to work with me, I’ll tell you the exact steps for moving forward. If you decide not to work with me or if we aren’t a perfect fit, I’m happy to share other resources to help you get what you need.