Saturday, March 16, 2013

Caregiving and Hospice, March 10 - March 16, 2013

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

Helpful! 19 Free Services for Seniors, Caregivers, via @Distinctivept

How Mom’s Death Changed My Thinking About End-of-Life Care, « ProPublica

This Weekend, USA Today Includes a Caregiving Supplement, «

The fine balance between hope and cope in cancer patients,

Give patients end-of-life options says NHPCO board member Joan Teno MD, via NHPCO_news
Big List of Alzheimer’s Resources, via @GJandfamily

Excellent! Life As A Palliative Care Nurse,

Reasons to Have That End-of-Life Conversation,

Beautiful: The importance of saying goodbye at the end of life,

Death by voluntary cessation of fluids and nutrition needs discussion,

“Rhoda” gives lessons in life — and death,

Promises to the dying: in hospice and in life, the need to be realistic,

Hospital Pet Visiting Programs Can Unleash Healing Powers (free registration to view),

Twitter Chats on End of Life and Health Care, « SevenPonds Blog

Unfrazzle: The Greatest Love of All Just Might Be Your Dog,

Too Many Colonoscopies in the Elderly, « New York Times

Wow. Let no broken hip go unfixed: When a surgeon fails to communicate,

Is your loved one really getting the care you expect? Tips here,

Death Cafes Breathe Life Into Conversations About Dying : NPR,

Powerful and real: Truth at the End of Life,

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