Links We Like: September 11, 2015

| By Jodi Horton

We picked two articles for you this week from the New York Times Opinion Pages. This first article is a reflection on caregiving. The writer compares it to parenting, which is not an unusual or uncommon comparison. Read more: How I Became A Helicopter Daughter

The second article we’re sharing isn’t focused around caregiving, or death and dying, or healthcare, but we think it’s important anyway. We chose it because it reflects a principle that is part of our hospice values, and that’s quality time. We believe time, attention, and presence is one of the greatest gifts we can give an individual facing the end of life. Frank Bruni’s piece reminds us that time, throughout life, is a gift all the time. Read more: The Myth of Quality Time


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