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Caregiver Assistance Videos

The following is a series of caregiver support videos. Created by our Hospice Educator, Sara Chambers, BSN, RN, CHPN, a new video will be added twice a month and will address various topics of interest to caregivers including Stress Management, Advance Care Planning and the natural dying process.

Episode 14: Heart Failure

 

Episode 13 - Self-Care / Compassion Fatigue

 

Episode 12: Dementia vs. Delirium

 

Episode 11: When Eating and Drinking Stop

 

Episode 10: The Natural Dying Process

 

Episode 9: Palliative Care

 

Episode 8: Busting the Myths of Hospice, Part 2

 

Episode 7: Busting the Myths of Hospice, Part 1

 

Episode 6: Common Medications Used at the End of Life

 

Episode 5: Grief and the Current Crisis

 

Episode 4: Be Well! Self-Care Activities

 

Episode 3: Opioids for the Treatment of Shortness of Breath

 

Episode 2: Advance Care Planning

 

Episode 1: The Coronavirus Crisis

 

 

 

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Suggested Reading

Fading Away: The Experience of Transition in Families with Terminal Illness

By B. Davies, et al

The Orphaned Adult Understanding and Coping with Grief and Change After the Death of Our Parents

By Alexander Levy

Swallowed By a Snake The Gift of the Masculine Side of Healing

By Thomas Golden

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"Hospice provided the support we needed to keep our mom at home until the end. The security of knowing someone was always a phone call away made a difference and I called a lot. We were never alone. Thank you. "