Reissued on its tenth anniversary, May I Walk You Home? remains an invaluable resource for professional caregivers and loved ones assisting someone on their final journey home. Accompanied by the experience and empathy of hospice educator Joyce Hutchison and the wisdom and inspiration of best-selling author Joyce Rupp, readers will discover the courage necessary to embrace the struggles and rewards of this final companionship.
Joyce Hutchison, RN, CRNH, serves as Palliative Care Coordinator and Hospice Educator for Iowa Health Hospice and Home Care. Her experience includes work as an oncology nurse, home care nurse, and residence team director of a hospice facility. She presents workshops on care of the dying and hospice care.
Joyce Rupp is well-known for her work as a writer, spiritual midwife, international retreat leader, and conference speaker. She is the author of numerous bestselling books, including Praying Our Goodbyes, Open the Door, and Fragments of Your Ancient Name. Rupp is a member of the Servite (Servants of Mary) community and the codirector of the Institute of Compassionate Presence. She resides in Des Moines, Iowa.
Invites us to seek new depths of compassion and understanding . . . a wonderful gift.
- Ministry and Liturgy
"Provides strength comfort, and unwavering support fort the transition to new life. . . . A treasure."
- Sisters Today
"A rare glimpse (and thus a very rare friend) into the struggles experienced by caregivers."
- Rev. Richard Gilbert, Author of Finding your Way After Your Parent Dies
"I wish I had this book when my family was experiencing our loss."
- Tom Chapman, The Catholic Mirror