The Wednesday Image: Holding Hands

| By Anchorwave

Sculpture at The University of Arizona Image taken by Carrie Bui Hospice care teaches us not only how to approach death with dignity, but also how to appreciate life. The Wednesday Image is a weekly series of images that represent what we love and appreciate most about life in Tucson.

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Organizing Your Personal Affairs, Just in Case

| By Anchorwave

Maybe you’re a little less organized than you should be. Or maybe you are organized, but it’s a system that works for you and that you’ve memorized. What if something happened to you, and your parent/spouse/child/sibling had to go through your paperwork, pay bills for you, talk to your bank? Would they be able to? […]

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Friday Five: Caregiving and Hospice Care

| By Anchorwave

The Friday Five is our weekly roundup of links to smart articles and helpful resources across the Web. 1. If you’re interested in statistics and numbers, these Pew Research Center studies are always interesting. We found this new release on “the sandwich generation” particularly appropriate for the topics we’re always discussing on our blog. We’re […]

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The Wednesday Image: Is That A Wildcat?

| By Anchorwave

University of Arizona Cactus Garden in front of Henry Koffler Building According to university stories, the Koffler building is supposed to resemble a wildcat. Image taken by Carrie Bui Hospice care teaches us not only how to approach death with dignity, but also how to appreciate life. The Wednesday Image is a weekly series of […]

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Hospice Enhances Quality of Life for Patient & Caregiver

| By Anchorwave

As a hospice social worker, I find it so gratifying to provides resources and supports to enhance a patient’s quality of life and to strength his/her caregiver(s). I recently worked with a patient who was cared for at home by his wife. The couple had a vacation home in northern Arizona, and was able to […]

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Friday Five: Caregiving for the End of Life

| By Anchorwave

The Friday Five is our weekly roundup of links to smart articles and helpful resources across the Web. 1. One of our favorites, the New Old Age blog, had this great story about how a group of women rallied around one of their own. For the Love of Sunny is a sweet story about how […]

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