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Hospice put my mom on oxygen, but she kept taking the cannula off (even when she was pretty much out of it) so maybe this person was uncomfortable with it on.
Having to make life and death decisions, or any decisions really at the time of death, is very, very stressful. Each of us does the best we can. I hope you will keep your opinion to yourself, as far as family goes. Come here to vent and explain what you would have done differently. There is absolutely no way to go back and change the decision, so why punish an already-stressed out relative for doing their best?
Death pretty much comes when it will come. It doesn't often consult the convenience of family or friends. I am very sorry you didn't get one last visit in. Our father died while one of my sisters was on an airplane to see him. She would have liked that last visit, too.
I understand your distress at not having seen him. I don't understand why you are blaming that on the decision to remove "extra" oxygen.
In any case, please accept my condolences at your loss.
Your intentions were good. Hold onto your love. Let the hard feelings go. They won’t help.
it is sad that you were not able to visit and make your good byes so try and focus on the good times you have with your loved one. It seems very insensitive to post that comment on Facebook but not knowing the family dynamics involved it is not fair for an outsider to comment on that