Tag: hospice

A Good Life, Remembered

A Good Life, Remembered

Three weeks after suffering a massive stroke, my grandmother Elizabeth Santospago (née Munn) has passed away. She was 92 years old. No one would argue the fact that Elizabeth had some incredibly tough life experiences. Not many people could suffer part of their childhood in […]

Life, and Everything in Between

Life, and Everything in Between

Elizabeth Santospago is ninety-two years old. She is mother to five, grandmother to eleven, great-grandmother to nineteen. She’s been living with my mom, brother, and his family for years– four generations under one roof! and has always enjoyed a special place in the household, literally […]

Drowning In The Air: When Hospice Would Have Helped

Drowning In The Air: When Hospice Would Have Helped

This week was completely devoted to an Internal Medicine review course. My whole schedule was blocked, and I rode the train into town each morning to sit in a lecture room, sip tea, and soak up the knowledge. It’s been wonderful to sit and be […]