Monthly Archives: December 2015

Palliative Podcast: Lucy died from Pediatric Cardiomyopathy

Today’s palliative podcast highlights Sara Farmer, Lucy’s mother, who wants to share about Lucy. Her message is she wants people to” risk” saying the wrong thing and talk to the person who has lost a child through death about their…

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Hospice’s Great Asset…

Would you write about the role of the patient care volunteer? Different agencies use volunteers in different ways while being mandated to use volunteers by the Medicare Hospice Benefit. Not all hospices use them in the same manner. Some of…

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Learning to Die. What if we did this when we were dying?

What if we approached our inevitable death with reverence, expectation, planning, acceptance, with a burden of responsibility even to leave a gift to the ones we love of ‘how to die’?  Listen here. This is not in the USA a…

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Palliative Podcast: Doorway Into Light: a Talk with Bodhi Be

Death talk on Maui … you don’t hear about this combination everyday. Tune in as we talk about what Bodhi is up to – The Death Store, ocean burials, living … just to name a few things. I came to…

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Palliative Podcast: Funeral Consumer Advocacy — A West Texan Makes a Difference

Jim Bates has been a funeral consumer advocate volunteer for over 25 years; serving in local, state and national leadership positions. Locally, he leads a board of directors who help consumers with deathcare issues in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, as…

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Today’s Palliative Podcast: “Meet Me By the River” – Aliyah Alexander

Diagnosed in 2003 with a progressive form of multiple sclerosis, Aliyah is a quadriplegic. She recently published her book describing her healing journey describing her regenerative experience of living with a degenerative illness. We visit with her in today’s Palliative…

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Palliative Podcast: The Death Monologues. A Talk with Giselle Suarez

In today’s Palliative podcast, host Deanna Cochran interviews Giselle Suarez, a Cuban-American actress about her hospice work and her play “The Death Monologues”. Giselle Suarez is a Cuban-American theatre artist who studied theatre in Europe. She graduated with a BA…

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Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages – WKRB News

Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from BrokeragesWKRB NewsChemed logo Shares of Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) have received an average broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the two brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One…

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Podcast: Martha Ward Shares A Beautiful Family Story

We all face loss. There is no getting around that. What makes the holidays more painful sometimes is because there are more triggers during this time of year. Instead of offering tips or the like of navigating through the holidays…

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Palliative Podcast: Young and Beautiful… and Grieving

When Brandie was 18, her mother committed suicide. This interview is a continuation in my series of talking with average Americans about how they feel about issues from illness through bereavement. AUSTIN, Texas (PRLog) March 10, 2015 Don’t let looks…

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