Warren Wlitse

Lisbon-Area Volunteer Is Familiar Face And Comforting Presence To Hospice Patients

Warren Wiltse is a man with many roles: family man, caregiver, retired farmer and rancher, life-long Lisbon, N.D., resident; world traveler, local Kiwanis Club member (for the past 35 years), Gideons International member (for the past 59 years), friend to many, storyteller and conversationalist. One more role looms large in Warren’s heart and in his…
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Activities to Do with Sick Loved One

Activities To Do With A Sick Loved One

by Megan Suby Caring for a loved one during an end-of-life journey can be filled with challenges and joys. There may be times when a caregiver struggles to find meaningful and engaging activities for their loved one to participate in or help with. As humans, we often search for moments in life when we feel…
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5 Things Hospice Taught Me About Living

5 Things Hospice Taught Me About Living

by David Montecuollo, chaplain C.S. Lewis once said, “Some of the best living can happen in the worst of health.” For many, the definition of “best living” takes shape through adventure, ability, accumulating things or the like. As a hospice chaplain, I have seen patients and family members who exemplify the words of C.S. Lewis…
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Hospice Grief Specialists: Helping Clients Navigate Grief And Loss

Coping with the loss of a close friend or family member may be one of the most difficult situations many of us endure. When we face a significant loss, such as a spouse, sibling or parent, our grief can be particularly intense. Each relationship is as unique and individual as the grief reactions that follow…
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Caregiving When the Caregiver is Ill

Caregiving When The Caregiver Is Ill

by Sharon Dardis, guest blogger Many caregivers worry about what will happen to their loved ones if they become physically or financially unable to provide care. What will happen and what will they do if they cannot fulfill their own expectations regarding what they think it means to be a “good” caregiver? A solution may…
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