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Sep 21, 2018

One of the most important aspects of hospice is the bereavement care that's provided following the patient's death.  NHPCO has published a new resource to assist bereavement care professionals.  

The Guidelines for Bereavement Care “include information on assessment, scope of service, community collaboration,...


Sep 14, 2018

The National Caregiving Conference is created by caregivers for caregivers. NCC18 will be in Chicago on November 8-11, and hundreds of caregivers will attend in person, and hundreds more will attend virtually. Learn more about it in this episode. 

If you're a personal or professional caregiver, we highly recommend that...


Sep 7, 2018

School is beginning and that signals the start of the race towards the end of the year, and that creates greater challenges for our self care. In this episode Jerry and Helen get honest about their good and bad self care habits. 

We also encourage you to do 2 things, take an inventory of your self care habits, and make...


Sep 1, 2018

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Chuck Olliff joins us on this episode to share his insights about grief and bereavement.  Chuck specializes in grief and bereavement counseling and has been a facilitator for bereavement support groups for over 15 years.  

During our interview with Chuck he shared, 

  • losses that can...


Aug 31, 2018

Everyone's grief is as unique and individual as our fingerprints.  In this episode the discussion centers around the need for us to accept the way others grieve, even though it may be very different from our own. 

Grief responses are often determined by the person's role in the family: spouse, child, sibling, parent,...