Sunday, June 30, 2013

Caregiving and Hospice, June 23 - June 29, 2013

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

When caregiving begins to take a massive toll, « Caregiver Stress

Caring for People Who Are Deaf, « TheWorkingCaregiver

Managing the highs and lows of caregiving, as reported by Rachel Pomerance, « U.S. News and World Report

It may be difficult to talk about end of life and hospice, but it's worse if you don't, « eHospice

Learn more about Dignity Therapy, « Hospice Buffalo

Many cancer patients expect palliative care to cure, « Reuters

Discontinuing medications as your loved one becomes more ill in hospice, « Caring with Confidence

Spotlight on Food and Fluids at the End of Life, « Canadian Virtual Hospice

Inside Atlanta's own "Death Cafe," « 11Alive

Wisdom here! "I need help coping with the endless stress of caregiving!" « Caregiver Stress

Pets and Cultural Differences, « Pet Peace of Mind

New resources needed! Who Cares for the Frail Elderly? « Life in the End Zone

Patient, family resources for making shared medical decision,s « Informed Medical Decisions Foundation

Delivering Bad News: Helpful Guidance that Also Helps the Patient, « eHospice

Complementary therapy programs in hospice, « Caring with Confidence

Two Blogs Worth Reading - on aging and caregiving, « New York Times

My Favorite Way to Die: A multiple choice test, « It's OK to Die

Where can I go to learn more about dementia? « Caregiver Stress

Oncologist on hospice and preserving hope, « OncLive
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