Saturday, March 23, 2013

Caregiving and Hospice, March 17 - March 23, 2013

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

Tethered to a pole: the challenge of end of life decisions, by Ishani Ganguli

Ask Elizabeth: What Is Palliative Care? by Natalie Strouth, RN

Powerful description of caregiving and grief: Suddenly, They're All Gone, « NYT

Latest Professionally Speaking Interview with Joan Teno, MD, MS, « Hospice Foundation of America

Film Review: Amour « Seven Ponds Blog

Issues in Caregiving for a Parent or Elderly Person, « Caregiving Cafe

Why Palliative Care Has Become a Growing Specialty Within Hospitals, by Bob Herman

Heartwarmer! Hospice nurse's e-mail leads to meeting, memories of West Michigan history, « WZZM

Hospice Care Under the Microscope, « Medicare News Group

Let’s Have Dinner and Talk About Death, « The Health Care Blog

Lovely: Home Hospice: A Better Way to Die? « Unfrazzle

Help with end-of-life talks, from a prize-winning writer, « Reuters

Talking dog turns senior caregiving on its head, « Health Communications and Health Advocacy

Heart wrenching: Adam And Krystyna: Hospice Under Scrutiny, « KPBS

Innovative Concepts In Advanced Illness Care, « Huffington Post

Terrific idea! Doctor's New Prescription: A Lawyer, « New York Times

Patients should decide what the end of life is like, JAMA study says, « LA Times

Preventing Falls, « The CareGiver Partnership on Pinterest 

Great resources to help you start a caregiving support group, «

Hospice care is for the dying and the living, via @NHPCO_news

Must read! How to Live in Assisted Living, « New York Times

Paperless practice: Going wireless in hospice care, « Caring with Confidence

The Power of Sleep, « March issue, Keep Mom at Home

Have an "End of Life" Discussion With Your Adult Children, via @SeniorInfo4U

How to talk about hospice care, « American Medical News, via @hospicebg

State of the Science from the 2013 AAHPM Annual Assembly, « Pallimed

Announcing: The Caregiver Diaries, « Caregiving Cafe Blog

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