Survey Says - Intensive Karen

Survey Says

Two weeks ago, I asked four questions about advance directives.  Here are the results: #1 Do you have an advance…
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Four Questions - Intensive Karen

Four Questions

There’s no way for me to know the reasons why people do or do not have advance directives unless I…
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The Truth Is... - Intensive Karen

The Truth Is…

Despite seventy percent of Americans preferring to die at home, nearly seventy percent die in a hospital, nursing home or…
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The Art of Healing - Intensive Karen

The Art of Healing

“Listen to her.  You’re going to learn from her.”  That’s what I told myself when I first met Arianne.  We…
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Time for Change - Intensive Karen

Time for Change

It can’t happen overnight.  If you want to change habits and subsequent actions, a thoughtful plan is required. Do you…
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Ground Hog Day - Intensive Karen

Ground Hog Day

We kept encountering the same scenario over and over again, like Bill Murray in the movie Ground Hog Day.  Person…
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Reentry During Covid - Intensive Karen

Reentry During Covid

These posts usually discuss some aspect of advance directives.  Recently when I attended a celebration with 9 people in attendance,…
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Will to Live - Intensive Karen

Your Will to Live

The phrase “will to live” suggests thoughts of people stranded on a mountaintop after an airplane crash or abandoned in…
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It's Different - Intensive Karen

It’s Different

May 17th passed a few days ago. That was my parent’s wedding anniversary.  In 1959 when they moved into their…
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Celebrate and Elevate - Intensive Karen

Celebrate and Elevate

The World Health Organization declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife in honor of the 200th anniversary…
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