Saturday, March 30, 2013

Caregiving and Hospice, March 24 - March 30, 2013

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

When Dealing With a Very Sick Spouse, Bravery Is Essential, « Huffington Post

Create a Caregiver Corps that would include debt forgiveness for college graduates to care for our elders, « We The People

After the Diagnosis, the Get-Togethers, « NYT

Caregiving and Taxes: Video post with links to more tax information, by @AmyGoyer « AARP

Powerful Breast Cancer Photo Essay: Man Documents His Wife's Brave Battle With The Disease, « Huffington Post

Caring canine assists at hospice, « Lewistown News-Argus

Consider the Conversation, « CTC Newsletter

Good information on Health Care Decision Day, « Center for Health Media & Policy at Hunter College (CHMP)

Alternative therapies during hospice care can help, « Chicago Tribune News

The Problem With Patients In Controlling Health Care Costs, « Forbes

CDC: Fewer people dying in hospitals, highlighting importance of end-of-life care in nursing homes, hospice, « McKnight's Long-Term Care & News

Love letter: to an ICU nurse from a bereaved daughter, «

Why More Patients Should Blog About Illness And Death, « NPR

Truce Declared In San Diego Hospice Bankruptcy Battle, « KPBS

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day,

Day in the life of a nurse: I suddenly know why I'm here, «

New Michigan Medical Program to Help Train Next Generation of Palliative Care Providers in Region, « University of Michigan Health System

Terrific idea! A Volunteer Army of Caregivers, « New York Times

Should We Talk About Death and Dying? « Ezine Articles

Identifying Prolonged Grief Reactions in Children: Dimensional and Diagnostic Approaches,  « Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

In Depth Look at Background Checks for Caregivers, « Caregiving Cafe Blog

HIPAA: A Privacy Law Often Misinterpreted, « New York Times

Senior Care Management Insights – March 2013, « Caregiver Stress

Dealing With Death | How to Act When Someone's Dying, «

End of Life Caregiving, « Caregiver Blog

Can Watching One Video Help You Die Better? « Smart News

Who knew? When going to the doctor is too difficult, let the doctor come to you! « Caregiving Cafe Blog
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