Ecuador, End-of-Life Care, Hospice, Palliative Care

Hospice Nuns Offer Love and Palliative Care in Cuenca, Ecuador

Cuenca High Life just posted an article I wrote about the precious hospice nuns of Cuenca, Ecuador.  They offer the energy of love and light, plus comfort and serenity to those who are gravely ill and making their transitions.

Here below is a link to the article…

http://cuencahighlife.com/one-of-cuencas-best-kept-secrets-the-siervas-de-maria-servants-of-mary-hospice-nuns-provide-the-support-of-a-loving-family/

I shall miss these remarkable ladies (eight total) but am looking forward to meeting up with others of their order in Guadalajara and suburban Los Angeles.

Precious Servants of Mary - Sister Marina, Sister Magdalena, Madre Teresa
Precious Servants of Mary – Sister Marina, Sister Magdalena, Madre Teresa
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Aging, Ecuador, Ecuador Senior Living, Health & Wellness, Senior Services

Cuenca, Ecuador Inaugurates New City Senior Center

Mayor Marcelo Cabrera, his wife, city dignitaries, employees, and approximately 150 seniors were present Sunday morning, April 19, as Cabrera proudly inaugurated one of Cuenca’s special projects, the “first free public senior center” also known at El Hogar del Abuelos (Home of the Grandparents).  Eight other city senior centers are in the planning stages.

See Cuenca High Life article at link below

http://cuencahighlife.com/cuenca-mayor-cabrera-inaugurates-new-city-senior-center/

Cuenca Ecuador's new city senior center in the El Vergel neighborhood
Cuenca Ecuador’s new city senior center in the El Vergel neighborhood
Aging, Ecuador, End-of-Life Care, Expats, Living Abroad, Retirement, Senior Living

Why Creating an End-of-Life Plan When Living Abroad Is a Good Idea

Here below is a link to an article I wrote that was posted on CuencaHighLife.  It’s about the importance of creating an end-of-life plan if you live in Ecuador.  The bigger message is that it is wise to have such a plan in place where ever you chose to live.

Ecuador, is ruled by civil law. North America and England are ruled by common law. Different systems, different procedures.

Why creating an end-of-life plan in Ecuador is a good idea for expats | CuencaHighLife.

 

Camposanto Santa Ana, a    cemetery in Cuenca, Ecuador
Camposanto Santa Ana, a
cemetery in Cuenca, Ecuador