Daughters share hospice care experiences

Eileen McDargh and Susan Mullins, daughters of hospice patient Mary Burchard, shared their experiences with Hospice Care of the West on the Channel 6 morning news. This interview is both touching and resourceful for children caring for aging parents. Eileen and Susan delve into how they made the choice for hospice. More specifically, they discuss how Hospice Care of the West had the best philosophy of care that aligned with their wishes to give their mother the most joy and comfort that she could experience on her final journey.

They also talk about how Hospice Care of the West celebrated their mother’s life through recording her life review video interview. Their mother, Mary, reflected on her life as a doctor, a mother and a

pilot in World War II. In the life review, they sang songs with their mother, a favorite family pastime when growing up. This interview is such a resource for any family thinking about hospice for their family member. Check it out.

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