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Betsy Wurzel’s guest on Chatting with Betsy is Jenny Leigh Hodgins who is the founder of Creative Memorial Planning. Betsy and Jenny talk about alternatives and the importance of pre-planning the end of life.  This is not an easy subject to discuss and there are many emotions for the family. Jenny talks about how helpful it could be to have a Death Doula as apart of the end of life planning.  Now saying that it […]

We met Noelle a few weeks ago when I interviewed her about caring for her mother with hospice support.  Since we last talked to her, her mother died last month after five and a half months in hospice.  Nicole describes those five months as a “slow free fall” and her current state of grief as feeling numb. The death of a parent is a profound loss; both because of the relationship that came before and […]

  When we are young, we feel as though we cannot survive without a best friend.  We can tell them our secrets and we hear theirs and feel like the sun rises and sets on them.  Few of us, though, have the experience of going throughout our entire lives with that friend.  This week we are talking to Chris who met her best friend Cathy in third grade.  They lived in the same town, married […]

  Join Betsy Wurzel (Chatting with Betsy) today live on Facebook today at 10:00 AM (EST)  If you have any comments for Betsy, you can send a comment to her from Facebook. Betsy Wurzel will be discussing Grieving and how we have to acknowledge it.  It is not an easy subject to discuss, but we really need to be open on this subject.  As Betsy Wurzel says “Going to blow the lid off on Grieving.” […]

Call 484-258-1876 and speak with Dr. Marianne Matzo, FAAN host of Everyone Dies on Passionate World Talk Radio ( 6:00 PM (EST) – Wednesday, July 22, 2020 You can speak live with Dr. Marianne Matzo, FAAN on live streaming and talk about questions you may have about palliative care, serious illness, dying, death, or bereavement.  Dr. Matzo is a certified nurse practitioner with expertise in oncology, hospice, and palliative care.  This is your opportunity to have your questions answered […]

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