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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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