UNDIGNIFIED DYING: "May His Memory Be for a Blessing".


  • Madeleine Rose Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, California State University, Long Beach, CA


Sam was one of my first clients when I was a case manager for a program that served the frail elderly. I believe my work helped ease some of the pain of his last year Yet, there were issues about dying that were very difficult for me to address. As I pushed myself to analyze this experience, I found another challenge: coming to terms with work that was good, but imperfect. While I feel vulnerable publicly sharing my struggle, I believe that this narrative offers valuable lessons for me, as well as, closure. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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Rose, M. (2014). UNDIGNIFIED DYING: "May His Memory Be for a Blessing". Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 2(3), 8–13. Retrieved from https://reflectionsnarrativesofprofessionalhelping.org/index.php/Reflections/article/view/436



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