Near + Surviving Breast CancerFeb 23, 2021
Near was honored to partner with Surviving Breast Cancer to share the following article with their community.
How End of Life Planning and Support Can Help Reduce Your Fear of Death
Whether you’re the patient or the caregiver, the end of life transition can be chaotic and complicated, filled with big and constantly-changing emotions.
In addition to the fear, uncertainty, exhaustion, and grief, there’s also a mountain of logistics to work through, from advance care planning to after death preparation. All the medical, legal, and financial tasks can feel intimidating and overwhelming. The mental and emotional toll is highest, just as personal bandwidth is low.
Whether you choose to work with a Navigator or a trusted friend or family member, here are some things to think about as you create and carry out your end of life plans...