There are more individuals choosing to die at home since the early 1900s and the benefits of caring for an individual at home is often the best option. However, providing care can be overwhelming without proper support systems in place. Being a caregiver is one of the most difficult tasks and often leaves the individual exhausted and feeling inadequate to handle the situation or “in over their head.”
A death doula can help by creating a safe space, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually for the caregiver, family, and visitors. Death doulas can ease the burden of the unknown and help with difficult conversations. Visit www.healingwithheather.com to learn more about death doula services. No one should suffer alone, there is help.