Today's post is different. It is about a serious, painful subject that almost all of us have had to deal with: the last hours of a loved one. The death, once omnipresent, remains hidden today. More than 80% of deaths occur in the hospital. Far away are those times in which the dead were veiled in their houses, in which every person nearby, not to say all the neighbors of the neighborhood were invited to pay him the last tribute, those times in which it was common to see people Dressed in mourning pass in procession through the streets behind a hearse. Because of these changes, many of us are no longer at all familiar with death. We no longer know how it is nor do we know how to behave before it. ...continue reading "Ten signs announcing death"