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Virginia A. Simpson

Dr. Virginia A. Simpson has worked with dying and grieving people for more than 38 years. She’s the author of the award-winning The Space Between: A Memoir of Mother-Daughter Love at the End of Life, which is about the years she was her mother’s caretaker and how they healed their relationship before her mother died. Her Substack newsletter is Musings From the Other Side of Young.  

A person with cancer eating lunch with their friend. Next Avenue

Never Visit a Dying Person

The author recalls precious time spent with a friend named Sharon and how she learned the importance of visiting the person, not their disease or prognosis
December 1, 2023
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