May 3, 2019
There comes a time when we must begin the process of letting go of our loved one. When the caregiving journey is coming to an end. For some the end is fast and unexpected while for others it's a longer and slower transition. When the disease has progressed to a point that the doctor can offer no more treatment or our loved decides "no more". But sometimes it is the family caregiver who needs to make the difficult decision to stop treatment. Accepting that the journey is ending can be emotionally overwhelming triggering strong feelings of guilt, sadness and fear. But it also can be a time of healing, reconciliation and closure for everyone. As you enter this last stage there are things that you can do or learn that might help ease the stress.