Anticipating End-of-Life: Worries and Emotions
There’s a shift that happens emotionally.
Grief counselor Nancy Frumer Styron discusses the shift that happens when parents recognize the child isn’t going to get better: parents begin to shift to a different way of thinking — more intense awareness of time, thoughts about end-of-life care. A mom shares her experience when she recognized her son’s chemotherapy wasn’t working and her recognition that it wasn’t going to end well, including the support she received from the palliative care team. “At what point do I take a stand and say ‘enough is enough?'”