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Jan 22, 2021

The Family Caregiver Alliance is a great resource if you’re one of the 42 million personal caregivers across the U.S.  Whether you need information on caring for someone with dementia, resources for advance care planning, or patient advocacy, the FCA website can help you.  According to the FCA website, “The mission...


Jan 15, 2021

Dr. Jeff Spiess knows the ins and outs of end of life care as a hospice medical director.  He shares his wisdom in a great discussion about hospice, care transitions, and the obstacles to creating advance care planning.  Dr. Spiess’s book “Dying with Ease - A Compassionate Guide to Making End-of-Life Decisions” is...


Jan 8, 2021

We’re flexing our gratitude today to get 2021 started.  There’s no easier way to boost your self care wellness than practicing thankfulness.  We all know 2020 was challenging and at times, even heartbreaking.  In this New Year’s message, Helen and Jerry remember all the ways the past year helped us to grow.  Our...


Jan 1, 2021

Welcome to our first podcast of 2021!  We couldn’t have asked for better guests than the creators of The Death Deck.  Lori Locicero and Lisa Pahl share with Jerry and Helen how they teamed up to create a set of cards that work as conversation starters for end of life wishes.  Using humor, reflection, and creativity,...


Dec 25, 2020

Hospice agencies care for their patients all day, every day.  What should patients and caregivers expect from on call services during the night, weekends, or on holidays?  We’re talking about “on-call” services in today’s episode.  Being a seriously ill person or a caregiver for someone who’s seriously ill is...