Sunday, May 26, 2013

Caregiving and Hospice, May 19 - May 25, 2013

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

How-to Use UNFRAZZLE to assist in caregiving: Articles and Videos, « Unfrazzle

Need Help Coping with Challenges of Caregiving? Tips from Fellow Caregivers, « Unfrazzle

Palliative care carries stigma that we've "given up" on the patient, « ABC Gippsland

Talking with Families About Hospice Care, «

Prepare for a good end of life: outstanding 6-minute video, « TED Talks

Further reading on what makes a good end of life, « TED Blog

Sending out a lifeline of support to hospice caregivers, « Caring with Confidence

Stuffed Animals As Pet Therapy for the Elderly? « AARP

How to ease children's anxiety after a disaster, « Mother Nature Net

10 Important Facts About VA Burial Benefits, «

When and how to coax your elderly parent to move closer to you, « NextAvenue

5 Myths About Saying Goodbye to Someone Who’s Dying, « Not Just Another Baby Boomer Blog

Thought provoking! What Is A "Natural" Death, Anyway? « GeriPal

Touching and real! Why I Volunteer for Hospice of the Valley « YouTube

A Testimonial to Hospice of the Valley Volunteers, « YouTube

Words matter: DNR by Another Name, « New York Times

Catholic Medical Association White Paper on POLST « Medical Futility Blog

It’s all in the Framing: How to Influence Surrogates' Code Status Decisions, « GeriPal

Leana Wen, M.D.: From a Young Doctor: A Tribute to Nurses, « Huffington Post 
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