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Dec 6, 2019

Healthcare professionals often have to have some of the hardest conversations with their patients.  We deliver news that nobody wants to hear, and we don’t want to say. Doctors are no exception. Often physicians have to deliver test results that are devastating. 

In the Frontline documentary “Being Mortal”, Dr....


Dec 1, 2019

Our special guest on today’s podcast is Dr. Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH.  According to Dr. Zitter’s website www.jessicazitter.com, she is a “national advocate for transforming the way people die in America.”  Harvard and UCSF-trained, Dr. Zitter is a hybrid type of doctor, practicing in both critical care and...


Nov 29, 2019

End of life professionals should always maintain healthy boundaries with the seriously ill patients.  When those boundaries become barriers to good care, we’ve damaged our connections with our patients and their families.  Everything from the gloves we wear to the mental biases we communicate without realizing puts...


Nov 22, 2019

It’s hard to know which hospice agency will provide the best care for you or someone you love.  When you’re having to hospice shop, using the Helpline from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is a great way to find an agency in your area.  The NHPCO website can help you ask the right questions to...


Nov 16, 2019

Another great resource from NHPCO!  Whether you need information on choosing a hospice, advance planning, or end of life care, caringinfo.org is a great place to find what you need. 

The resources are free for hospice consumers and providers.  Some of the articles on caringinfo.org come in English, Spanish, and...