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When do caregivers need spiritual care?

  • When you need someone to listen
  • When you have hard choices to make
  • When you feel compassion fatigue
  • When you feel yourself burning out

Why spiritual care matters:

Caregiving makes special and often hidden demands on us, demands that can easily decrease our capacity to cope and maintain our commitment to such care.

Spiritual renewal can help.

An experienced, ordained minister, Rev. Eliza Blanchard, is trained to offer spiritual guidance and nurture to people with a variety of beliefs.

Her calling includes all those who care for animals. She has worked with animals’ companions, veterinary technicians, and hospice and rescue workers.

Latest Blog Post

Living Into Dying, Part II

September 17th, 2014

In the dog park one morning, I explained my ministry to a gentle new friend. “So our team supports natural death, where that is an option,” I told her, excited by my new job (as a pet hospice chaplain) and what it offered pets and their people. “What!” she responded, horrified. “I’d euthanize my dog […]