Welcome to my Journey

These are my personal stories, lessons, and learnings that guided me through my father’s end-of-life journey.

You Can't Control What is Happening

You Can't Control What is Happening

By Candice Smith

Until I was faced with the news that my father was dying, I’d not given much thought to the process or how, as a care partner, I could support him. Naively I assumed that since death was as much a...

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If You Care, You Are a Care Partner

If You Care, You Are a Care Partner

By Candice Smith

It wasn’t until I was on the phone with my Dad’s chosen hospice provider that I realized that I was a “care partner”.  Fifteen months after diagnosis and it never occurred to me that this was my...

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