The Grief Cycle, Stage Five: Acceptance

This blog post is a continuation of a previous Udall Shumway posting entitled “The Grief Cycle, Stage Four: Depression”, discussing the way individuals grieve when coping with a difficult experience. Stage Five:  Acceptance An important distinction must be made between … Continued

The Grief Cycle, Stage Four: Depression

This blog post is a continuation of a previous Udall Shumway posting entitled “The Grief Cycle, Stage Three: Bargaining”, discussing the way individuals grieve when coping with a difficult experience. Stage Four:  Depression After the many various attempts the mind … Continued

The Grief Cycle, Stage Three: Bargaining

This blog post is a continuation of a previous Udall Shumway posting entitled “The Grief Cycle, Stage Two: Anger”, discussing the way individuals grieve when coping with a difficult experience. Stage 3:  Bargaining In the previous posts, we discussed how … Continued

Improve Quality of Life for the Elderly

As we age our social ability and desire seems to shrink over time. However, one of the largest factors when people are asked about quality of life is the importance to feel, important or loved by another. Quality of life … Continued

The Grief Cycle, Stage Two: Anger

This blog post is a continuation of a previous Udall Shumway posting entitled “The Grief Cycle, Stage One: Disbelief”, discussing the way individuals grieve when coping with a difficult experience. Stage Two:  Anger In the previous post, we discussed how … Continued

Arizona Medical Malpractice checklist

Arizona Medical Malpractice is a civil course of action taken by the patient when they feel they have been under serviced in the medical field. The patient must prove that they were provided substandard service compared to what the same … Continued

The Grief Cycle, Stage One: Disbelief

After experiencing the death of a loved one, or any significant loss or change, the thoughts and feelings that come are often incredibly hard to cope with. One of the most difficult aspects of this phenomenon is the unpredictably and … Continued

The Grief Spectrum

A spectrum is represented as a line drawn horizontally, where each side of the line represents some type of opposite or polarity. Although a center or ‘midpoint’ typically exists, rarely does one’s personality or disposition get placed right onto that … Continued

When You Lose Someone You Love

There is no struggle quite like death. Although life provides a variety of challenges and difficulties, they are all framed within the concept of…life. Death takes the context through which you have dealt with past hardships, and shakes that. Many … Continued

Should Drivers be Re-tested at 70 years of age?

Each state has differing laws regarding drivers license renewal periods. The spectrum is large, where some states test drivers quite frequently as they age, while others may only need a single renewal in their entire lifetime, or none at all! … Continued