Terminally ill people like Lam Po-wing (left) have to bear heavy emotions. Solid support, like from Lam’s wife Hui Ching-ching, can help them feel more hopeful, positive and less alone. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Terminally ill people like Lam Po-wing (left) have to bear heavy emotions. Solid support, like from Lam’s wife Hui Ching-ching, can help them feel more hopeful, positive and less alone. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Facing late stage cancer, he found hope and positivity with the right emotional support – how to comfort and reassure someone with a terminal illness

  • People with a terminal illness experience a range of emotions, from fear and anxiety to sadness, regret and guilt. People like Hong Kong retiree Lam Po-wing
  • Spending time with them, helping them manage their financial affairs and fulfilling their wishes can help make their last days happier and more meaningful

Terminally ill people like Lam Po-wing (left) have to bear heavy emotions. Solid support, like from Lam’s wife Hui Ching-ching, can help them feel more hopeful, positive and less alone. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Terminally ill people like Lam Po-wing (left) have to bear heavy emotions. Solid support, like from Lam’s wife Hui Ching-ching, can help them feel more hopeful, positive and less alone. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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