How to Be With a Dying Person

How to Be With a Dying Person

Those who accompany a dying person on their final journey often have no idea how to do it. Families need time for their regular duties, time to grieve, time for self-care, and time for being with the patient. The mission of The Metta-Institute is to train...
How to Know When Death is Near

How to Know When Death is Near

There are many signs that death is approaching, particularly when someone has been ill for some time. In fact, there is some evidence that cognitive decline begins as long before death as two or three years and many people actually have some idea of how long they have...
Dying at Home

Dying at Home

Eighty percent of Americans say that they would like to die at home, yet only twenty percent actually do. Of course, some will die in accidents, or while they are traveling. Some die unexpectedly of a heart attack or stroke while they are out of the house. Mostly,...