People come to the funerals of those they haven’t seen or spoken to in years. Why is that when the person would have enjoyed friendship during their healthy days and appreciated their visits even more when they were sick?
Better to have spent an afternoon with them when they were ill and unable to get out.
Better to have sat with them in silence, holding their hand with care.
Better to have visited when you could share their memories with them.
Better to give the caregiver a much needed break and show both of them that you care.
Please visit your friends and loved ones – do it now and you won’t have any regrets. You may even walk away from the visit feeling positive about life because there is something special that happens when we put the needs of others before our own.