Painful realities of losing Dad



April 20, 2018 - 11:00 PM

My father died last week from a rare form of cancer of the blood plasma called multiple myeloma. His treatments began in September of 2016 and he responded well enough to get out and enjoy life until a few months ago. Dad was in hospice care for only a few days before he died.

During his period in hospice, I rarely left his side. I had a lot of time to think while nurses came in and out of his room, making sure he was comfortable and that we had everything we needed.

What I thought about and am still thinking about is what happens to the people who have no insurance, no money, or no home.

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