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An exclusive group of experts on end-of-life brought together by Your Tribute to share their knowledge in online discussions and articles on important topics. These experts blog about their expertise related to caring for an elderly person, funeral planning, the loss of a loved one, bereavement, and more. Our experts are currently, or previously, employed as grief counselors, funeral directors, doctors, caregivers, or in another grief or funeral profession. Many of our experts have experienced a loss and write or speak on the subject.

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Stress Causes Cancer to Spread Faster, New Research Suggests No Comments

In the end of 2016, an Australian research study revealed that too much stress in life can trigger the cancer cells to multiply and spread throughout the body rapidly. The research’s basic premise was that stress puts the lymphatic system in motion; making is easier for cancer cells to spread throughout the system in the blood…

Mesothelioma Life Expectancy Explained No Comments

Mesothelioma is an uncommon and aggressive type of cancer, and one that is often fatal once diagnosed. This type of cancer has a long latency period. This means symptoms are not detectable until the disease has often progressed to stage 3 and 4 of the cancer ranking system…

Using Grief to Grow No Comments

I remember the first time my grief counselor told me that one day I might find a way to grow from my grief. I think I blurted out something like, “Grow from my grief? Are you crazy?” My husband’s loss had devastated me and I couldn’t imagine taking my experiences and actually growing from all the horrible things I had been through since his death…

How to Prepare for Fall and Winter Sickness No Comments

Fall and winter are still recognized as the two seasons during which illnesses spread faster. Anything from a common cold to a more severe health issue is to be anticipated, mainly due to the nature of these two seasons. Recent studies by the University of Cincinnati and its online bachelor of science in respiratory therapy program revealed that flu season peaks during the December to February period. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to prevent these illnesses…

Prepare for Pre-End of life No Comments

There’s much discussion around the end of life topics, but it’s the part before needing end of life strategies that are ignored. They are the ones we discuss in my Facebook group most often and those come with a bag of dilemmas, especially if we don’t have family nearby…

3 Signs of a Great Health Clinic No Comments

It’s often surprising to see how little thought people give about choosing the right healthcare facility or practitioner. People often spend more time shopping for a car than for a doctor. But if you’re an expecting mother, suffering from a chronic illness, or are simply looking for a good family doctor, choosing the right practitioner is essential…

Advice for Caregivers No Comments

Caregiving demands a lot of time and attention, which can be very overwhelming and lead to caregiver burnout or put them in a stressful situation. In order to maintain great health and wellbeing for caregivers, we’ve listed four pieces of advice that can help them on their journeys with caring for patients or loved ones…