As survivors are dying out memories are becoming history. Yet, histories are influenced by memories, and memories have histories too. While it is possible, it is worth examining the nature of Holocaust memories. This essay hopes to contribute to understanding the nature of Holocaust … Continue Reading ››
When providing services to Holocaust survivors, it is important that we are particularly mindful of our words and actions, especially because we may be the last generation of caregivers and clinicians who have the honor, as well as the moral obligation, of delivering compassionate health services to survivors. Caring for Holocaust survivors at end of life is rewarding when it leads to a peaceful passage at the end of the natural life span of our patients, an experience denied to those who were murdered during the horrific years of the Nazi regime.