It is important to create a caring community so that the ageing person will continue to have a productive, healthy and active lifestyle.
I write down my wishes because when my time comes, I want my family to come together stronger and to have nothing to feel guilty or stressed about.
Talking about inevitable life events is important if we don’t want our loved ones to be caught off-guard. Its not being pessimistic, just being prepared.
I’m glad we got through it because when a tragedy occurs and a life is on the line, you can make every second count, take action and know what to do.
In the end, dad told us he wanted to go home to read books and see his garden.
I was 21 when I was told I had cervical cancer. Young as I was, I never imagined I would face cancer that early – or ever.