Caregiving and Hospice, April 28 - May 4, 2013

Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream this week:

'Big C' consultant Dr. Vijay Trisal on Palliative Care, http://j.mp/13cTI15 « Los Angeles Times

Outstanding! The American Nurse: As Real As It Gets, http://j.mp/ZvmJ4E « Medscape (free registration is required to view)

Helping Seniors Learn New Technology, http://j.mp/Yt5LIL « New York Times

Medivizor: personalized medical information at your fingertips, http://j.mp/112z0E6 « Caregiving Cafe Blog

Deathbed Singers, Threshold Choirs, Grow To Comfort Sick And Dying, http://j.mp/ZDcE9j « Huff Post Religion

Camp H.O.P.E: Horses help heal, give hope, http://j.mp/ZYlk9I « The Sand Mountain Reporter

“Sundowning” – What is it, and how do I manage the symptoms? http://j.mp/Ypswxj « Caring with Confidence

Fantastic Video for Family and Staff to Understand Dementia, Alzheimers and Caregiving, http://j.mp/135qIsN « Alzheimer's Speaks Blog

Slideshow honoring therapy-dog volunteers in hospice presented by Torrye J DeVitto during Volunteer Week, http://j.mp/13S1Bsn « YouTube

Convincing Your Parent to Move to Assisted Living, http://buff.ly/ZmkD6Y « AgingCare.com

AARP caregiving expert Amy Goyer shares some ideas for having difficult conversations, http://j.mp/YjuIUP « YouTube

Power to the People via Family Caregiving Coalitions, Caregiver Support Groups, http://j.mp/15bO7MI « AARP Blog

Ben's Friends: Patient Support Communities for People with Rare Diseases, http://buff.ly/QFzQ0Z

New Senior Living Directory Announced by Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), powered by Caring.com, http://goo.gl/jj95p « Who Moved My Dentures? Essential Information for Boomers on Healthcare, Aging and Caregiving

How Not to Die: Angelo Volandes's low-tech, high-empathy plan to revolutionize end-of-life care,  http://j.mp/11EyiI0 « The Atlantic, by Jonathan Rauch

Practical Tips for Caregivers: Helping Someone You Love at the End of Life, http://j.mp/105S39T « CaringWise

Hospice cards: Greeting Card Universe Steps Up, http://j.mp/YoSyRr « Regina Holliday's Medical Advocacy Blog

Raising Palliative Care Awareness Through Film Screenings, http://j.mp/132hsFS « Pallimed

Statement from San Diego Hospice President & CEO re: sale of renowned Hillcrest campus, http://j.mp/11EwUVW « San Diego Hospice

Signs that Death is Near, http://j.mp/132gHN9 « The Last Visit

Caregivers offered comfort, support, http://j.mp/162jRn1 « The Miami Herald

Canine ‘volunteer’ provides emotional support at hospice, http://j.mp/1030NwE « Wichita Eagle

FAST Stroke Detection: Resources to Help You Be Prepared, http://j.mp/ZzEJOC « SevenPonds Blog

Senior Moments: Sooner or Later (we all will die), http://j.mp/ZTN8vN « The Sentinel 

Touching story of caregiving for dad: Caring for the “Boss Man” in hospice, http://j.mp/11Su93K « Caring with Confidence

Palliative care helps patients not ready for hospice, http://j.mp/10O4jlL « Tampa Bay Times

Kate Middleton Speaks for Children's Hospice Week, http://j.mp/ZXiz5g « US Weekly
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