Sunday, November 3, 2013

Caregiving and Hospice, October 27 - November 2, 2013

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

Showtime’s ‘Time of Death’: An important and honest look at what death is really like, « The Washington Post

Don't Be Afraid to Touch Death, « HuffPost Healthy Living

November is National Family Caregivers Month: 10 Things You Should Say to a Family Caregiver, « The CareGiver Partnership

“This is How We Die”: A Morning with a Hospice Nurse, « Confessions of a Funeral Director

End-of-Life and Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid, « Financial Planning

NHPCO Releases 2013 Facts and Figures for Hospice Care in America, « Pallimed

An argument against physician-assisted suicide, « Kevin MD

The emotional impact of caregiving, « Caring with Confidence

A reverend's rounds: Hospice chaplain ministers to the terminally ill, « Aljazeera America

What is End-of-Life Quality? Artful time to create, develop, invent, « Sunrise Rounds

Calling in Hospice is Not Giving Up, « Yahoo! Voices

November Is Palliative Care Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Experts Debunk Common Palliative Care Myths, « Mayo Clinic Newswise

Note to docs: take time to discuss end-of-life care with patients: If Your Heart Stopped Tonight, « The Atlantic

Delightful! Palliative care is everyone's business, «

How to Manage Your Pain « eHospice

Lung cancer: Early palliative care can lead to improvements in quality of life, mood, « The Piedmont News Station

Clarifying When to Start Palliative Care, « dailyRx

DEATH IS FOR EVERYONE (a bit of a rant, really), « The Order of The Good Death

8 Ways Hospice Care Can Benefit Your Loved One at End of Life, «

"Time of Death" a difficult 6-part documentary series on Showtime, « Denver Post

Why an oncologist switched to palliative care, « eHospice

Are you AFRAID of hospice? « Caring with Confidence

The complete special issue: How We Die Now, « National Post
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