Sunday, October 13, 2013

Caregiving and Hospice, September 29 - October 12, 2013

Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream:

Ira Byock, MD: Illness is Personal! « Palliative in Practice

A physician writes An Open Letter to Cancer Patients Everywhere, « Ann Arbor News

Hospice Voices, « Huffington Post

Should the Lives of Loved Ones Always Be Extended by Technology? « Medical Futility Blog

Top Career Path for Nurses: Palliative Care, « Health Callings

What is the role of hospice in the healthcare system? « The Guardian

Dispelling the Myths about Hopsice and Palliative Care, « NHPCO Pinterest

Practicing Happiness: Gifting Your Mind a Breath of Fresh Air, « The CareGiver Space

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver: Ten Lessons Learned, « Maria Shriver

Truly lovely: Acceptance: An Alzheimer’s Journey « Maria Shriver

When you’re not sure you can provide hospice care at home, « Caring with Confidence

Peace, « GeriPal

The Six Stages of a Caregiver’s Journey, « Comfort Keepers

Easing a Difficult Passage: ‘Knocking on Heaven’s Door’ — a Daughter’s Tale of Caring for her Parents, « New York Times Book Review

“Listen here young doctor”: Lessons on dying from an “old” doctor, « It's OK to Die

Katy Butler on The Problem of Prolonging Life, « The Atlantic

The barn door: Physical therapy in hospice, « Caring with Confidence

Journaling, What's the Use for Caregivers? Freedom, Perhaps, « The CareGiver Space

Dispelling the Myths About Palliative Care, « Palliative in Practice

Benefits of hospice care for dementia patients and caregivers, « Caring with Confidence

A week in the life of a hospice doctor : Easy, Medium, Hard, « HOSPICE DOCTOR Musings of a Specialist in End-of-Life Care

Leeza Gibbons and Teepa Snow on Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Caring for the Caregiver, « Caregiving Cafe Blog

AMEN! Doctors can learn from how nurses provide care, « Kevin MD

What Obamacare means to my family, « Kevin MD

5 Things a Caregiver Should Know, « Huffington Post
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