Sunday, April 20, 2014

Caregiving and Hospice, April 13 - April 19, 2014

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

House calls are making a comeback, « Milt Freudenheim via The New York Times

Death and doctors who don’t want to talk about it, « Best Endings

What to do when the doc won’t refer to hospice, « Monica Williams-Murphy, MD via It's OK to Die

For Stone Phillips, a Focus on the Home Front, « Paula Span via The New Old Age

All about National Healthcare Decisions Day, « Christian Sinclair, MD via Pallimed

A conversation game for living and dying well, « My Gift of Grace

A Caregiver's Easter Story: Creating Memories When A Loved One is Fading Away, « Bobbi Carducci via The Caregiver Space

Powerful: How do you know when it's time to refuse treatment for incurable cancer? « Kate Granger via The Guardian

Hospice - Something More: HFA's 1-hour video for anyone wanting to know more about hospice care (the DVD is free to individuals and organizations on request), « Hospice Foundation of America

Who Decides it is Time for You to Die? « Barbara Karnes, RN via Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.

What to Say to Someone Who Is Dying, « Sarah J. Stevenson via A Place for Mom

11 Habits Of People Who Never Worry, « Amanda Chan via Huff Post The Third Metric

What hospice care really means and how little we know about it, « PRWeb

Have the conversation! « Scott Scanlon via The Buffalo News
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