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  • Health and Wellness

    Caring for Yourself After the Loss of a Loved One

    Grief is a normal and natural response to death. It can affect our cognitive processes, tax our emotions, change our social lives and can even challenge our spiritual understanding. “Grief is inextricably tied to love” says Liane Fry, LMFT, bereavement specialist at Scripps Health. “Generally ...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps CEO Weighs in on End-of-Life Care

    Caring for patients during the last days of their lives can be challenging and costly as doctors weigh whether more or less treatment is warranted. As a result, hospitals are increasingly embracing palliative and hospice services, according to a report by Healthleaders magazine. And they are looking ...

    • Monday, September 16th, 2013
  • Health and Wellness

    Caring for Yourself While Caring for a Loved One

    Former first lady Rosalynn Carter once said, “There are only four kinds of people in the world: Those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.” Providing care for a loved one who is seriously ill or ...

  • Scripps in the News

    The Savvy Patient - Advance Directive Lets Patient Decide End-of-Life Treatments

    In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insight on end-of-life medical care. Planning ahead for end-of-life medical decisions can make the final days less stressful for not only the patient, but for families and caregivers as ...

    • Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011