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Dr. Karen Wyatt, hospice physician and author of "What Really Matters," interviews experts on all aspects of the end-of-life, including: caring for the dying, funeral and burial practices, planning for the end-of-life, conscious dying, grief and loss, caregiver support, afterlife, death and the arts, and community initiatives to improve end-of-life care. Access more interviews at www.eoluniversity.com
 
Our series Diagnosed provides an opportunity to monitor the Utah healthcare pulse - the perceptions, beliefs, research and opportunities. Most importantly, this program provides a forum to generate an understanding of the many ways in which healthcare impacts our lives and communities. The series will air on Utah Public Radio during NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Each month we will dissect a different aspect of healthcare in Utah. Topics will include Utah's emergency medica ...
 
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Hari Khalsa, MSN, FNP, nurse practitioner and founder of Healthcare Whisperer, a patient advocacy company. Healthcare Whisperer is committed to the belief that every person deserves the best possible access to healthcare and to be treated with dignity, integrity and compassion.
 
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Learn how to cultivate grace in both life and death. In this 4-part series of solo episodes I’m sharing wisdom about the intertwining of life and death in a perfect dance that spirals throughout eternity. Today I talk about grace, which is an essential element of any dance. Learn how the many different of meanings of grace apply to both life an ...…
 
Learn about Bodhi’s training program for death doulas on Maui and how to restore the sacred aspect of dying. My guest Bodhi Be is an ordained Sufi minister, teacher, guide, funeral director, and bereavement counselor on the island of Maui. He is also the founder and director of the International Death Doula Certificate Training program, which i ...…
 
In this 4-part series of solo episodes I’m sharing wisdom about the intertwining of life and death in a perfect dance that spirals throughout eternity. Today I talk about rhythm, which is an essential element of any dance. Learn how the rhythm of nature and the universe includes both stillness and motion, waiting and movement, and how we can fi ...…
 
Learn how our beliefs can become an obstacle to healing and growth during times of trauma and grief. My guest Terri Daniel is an interfaith clinical chaplain, certified trauma specialist, end-of-life educator, and the founder of the Afterlife Awareness Conference. She recently published a new book titled Grief and God, which explores the ways i ...…
 
Learn about a feature film that traces the story of a family’s conflict and ultimate resolution as their father reaches the end of life. My guest Mike Kravinsky is the writer and director of this feature film that was inspired by his own father’s end-of-life journey. He discusses why and how he created the film and the impact it is having on vi ...…
 
In this 4-part series of solo episodes I’m sharing wisdom about the intertwining of life and death in a perfect dance that spirals throughout eternity. Today I talk about balance, which is an essential element of any dance. Learn how to balance dying while living and living while dying! These thoughts are derived from my book What Really Matter ...…
 
In this 4-part series of solo episodes I’m sharing wisdom about the intertwining of life and death in a perfect dance that spirals throughout eternity. Today I talk about timing, which is one of the essential components of any dance! These thoughts are derived from my book What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying. ...…
 
Listen to a personal and intimate conversation about suicide death and how to cope with the aftermath as a survivor. My guest Sarah Neustadter PhD was studying psychology in graduate school when her boyfriend, a fellow student in the program, chose to end his life. Ten years later she has written a book to guide others through the complicated g ...…
 
Learn about a popular new card game that helps people open up about death and have fun while they’re doing it. My guests are hospice social worker Lisa Pahl and writer Lori LoCicero. They will share with us how they met and teamed up to create the fun new card game: The Death Deck. Learn all about the game and how you might start incorporating ...…
 
Learn how one woman managed to change resuscitation protocols for emergency responders to decrease the incidence of unwanted CPR. My guest Fran Myers is a healthcare consultant and the founder of the Center for Advance Care Planning. She will share how she investigated protocols for CPR that guide EMS first responders and discovered that they d ...…
 
Learn some techniques and tools for having a more effective and productive conversation about end-of-life issues. In this solo episode I’ll share some great information I’ve been learning recently about the skills necessary to have difficult conversations with the people we love. I hope this will be helpful to you too. You can download a Bluepr ...…
 
Learn about the power of touch to bring comfort and dignity to patients at the end of life. My guest Elizabeth Erbrecht is a massage therapist and end-of-life doula who specializes in touch and massage for the dying. We’ll talk about the importance of touch for all of us and especially for patients at the end of life. Elizabeth shares informati ...…
 
Vaccine hesitancy is a growing phenomenon across the United States and in Utah in particular. According to the Utah Department of Health, Utah ranks 41st among for the percentage of children who have received the complete set of recommended childhood vaccinations.By Ashley Rohde.
 
Find out my insights and lessons learned after completing 200 episodes of this podcast. I’m excited to have reached this milestone of 200 episodes of the podcast! Today I’ll look back at some of the interviews I’ve done and share my “take-aways” so far. Here’s hoping for 200 more episodes. Thank you for your support over the past 4 years. Learn ...…
 
In today’s booming economy, more and more employers are facing a shortage of workers; one that they might fill by reaching out to people with disabilities. But what about the cost of accommodations for workers with disabilities?By JoLynne Lyon.
 
Learn how a training program for end-of-life doulas is preparing a wide variety of students to care for their loved ones with compassion and heart. My guest Francesca Arnoldy has trained as both a birth and death doula and continues to guide clients through these passages at the beginning and end of life. She is the developer and program direct ...…
 
A Logan art studio says, "Art is for everyone", and invites people of all abilities to jump in. Mary Heers and Kirsten Swanson bring you the story as part of the UPR original series Diagnosed.By 1331dani@gmail.com (Dani Hayes).
 
Learn about “post-traumatic growth” and how it is possible to thrive after experiencing loss and grief. My guest Sherry Cormier is a licensed psychologist and certified bereavement trauma specialist. She will share with us her personal encounters with loss and grief and how over the years she has managed to grow through her pain. We will also l ...…
 
We’ve heard a lot about the booming economy, and it’s true the employment rate has risen, for both people with and without disabilities. Still, the employment gap—that’s the difference in employment rates between typical employees and those with disabilities—is still wider than it was in 2008, when the Great Recession began, according to a stud ...…
 
Learn how to use grief and loss to build bridges with others. In this solo episode I talk about one of the key Mortal Wisdom lessons I’ve learned; everyone is grieving over something and grief can be a factor that unites us. This message is essential today as we face polarization and divisiveness that threaten to tear apart our society. I’ll di ...…
 
Learn how death doula training helped this physician find more meaning and fulfillment in her end-of-life medical practice. My guest Dr. Jackie Yeager is a hospice and palliative care physician who has also trained as a death doula in order to provide the best possible care to her patients. She discusses her passion for slow medicine, especiall ...…
 
Learn how to live your best life by embracing your mortality. In Part 8 of the Mortal Wisdom Series I’ll summarize the 7 lessons presented in the previous episodes and discuss the mindset we need to adopt in order to live fully and peacefully as mortal beings. Find out my tips and guideposts for living a death-aware life no matter what blessing ...…
 
Learn how a death doula started a business coaching doctors to address end-of-life issues with their patients. My guest Rachel Giger is a death doula and hospice volunteer who responded to a need in her community by offering to teach local doctors how to talk about death with their patients. She now has physician clients from around the country ...…
 
Learn how to use challenges as a tool for growth and find grace in the midst of pain. In Part 7 of the Mortal Wisdom Series I’ll discuss how our greatest tragedies can ultimately lead us to growth through the gift of grace. As I prepare for the 30th anniversary of my father’s suicide death this week I share my thoughts on my own journey through ...…
 
Learn how this grassroots movement is helping to promote mortality awareness around the world. My guest Kate Manser is a writer and motivational speaker who created the You Might Die Tomorrow movement in response to her own grief experiences. She will discuss how she overcame her own fear of death and how she has spread You Might Die Tomorrow g ...…
 
High schools and universities around the state are gearing up for graduation. For some, leaving school means entering the adult world. But for people with disabilities, an independent life is less certain. Eight in 10 people with disabilities are not in the labor force, compared with three in 10 among people without a disability.…
 
Learn how love can transform and heal our lives even during our last days. In Part 6 of the Mortal Wisdom Series I’ll discuss how our broken hearts allow us to expand our capacity to carry and transmit pure Love. Throughout life we are broken open by love in many different ways and must learn to remain open to love rather than hardened and resi ...…
 
During the first segment of Human in the Helmet - part of our UPR original series Diagnosed - reporter Paige Mendez introduced us to collegiate athletes who spoke about ways they have faced and addressed mental and emotional challenges, including anxiety and depression. In this next episode, she addresses these same issues but this time with yo ...…
 
Learn about home funerals and green burials and how to plan ahead for a personalized, Earth-friendly end of life. My guest Lucinda Herring has worked at the cutting edge of the green funeral movement for more than twenty years. Today she is one of the leading voices for more healing and ecological ways to care for our dead. She will discuss how ...…
 
According the NCAA, 30% of student athletes in collegiate-level sports self-report that they have felt unmanageably overwhelmed during their sport’s season. About a quarter of them self-reported that they felt exhausted from the mental demands of their sport.By Paige Mendez.
 
Learn the importance of forgiveness for moving forward in society, personal life, and spiritual growth. In Part 5 of the Mortal Wisdom Series I’ll discuss why Forgiveness is an especially important skill to learn in the midst of our culture of constant outrage. We cannot solve today’s problems unless we learn how to lay down the bitterness and ...…
 
The unemployment rate for people with disabilities was 8 percent in 2018: more than twice the rate for the general population, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And getting a job is only the first step: staying employed is also a challenge.By JoLynne Lyon.
 
Learn how administrators and managers can better support their staff in providing heart-based care to hospice patients. My guest Brenda Clarkson, with over 40 years of nursing experience in hospice, truly understands the mystery that surrounds the dying process and how best to support patients and hospice staff as they journey together through ...…
 
Learn how to make the most of the present moment and give the gift of presence to those you love. In Part 4 of the Mortal Wisdom Series I’ll discuss how to develop the skill of Presence to use in your personal life and work. Presence is the secret of living fully in every moment and you’ll learn how to enhance your ability to stay focused and p ...…
 
With technology, intensive care units have gotten better and better at saving lives, but medical professionals are realizing that they may have lost something along the way - the humane care of patients and their families. In our ongoing healthcare series Diagnosed, Andrea Smardon reports on efforts underway here in Utah to humanize critical care.…
 
Learn how death doulas can benefit both patients and staff when they are added to the hospice interdisciplinary team. Today I’m sharing an interview with Sherry Majewski who is a hospice-certified LPN who went to become a Certified Death Doula and is now helping her employer create a doula program within the hospice. We talk about the benefits ...…
 
Most of the time, Brian Zenger would identify himself as an MD-PhD student. But some nights, he’s simply a volunteer at the University of Utah Hospital. On these nights, when he’s called, his sole job is to spend 3 hours just being with someone while they’re dying.By Andrea Smardon.
 
Learn how to find more clarity about your life’s purpose and why it’s not just about choosing the right career path. In Part 3 of the Mortal Wisdom Series I’ll discuss the lesson of Purpose and how we can unravel the mystery of why we are here in this sometimes crazy world. These are the lessons we can learn from our mortality and how to thrive ...…
 
Learn some helpful advice for being a caregiver for a patient with dementia. Today I talk with Kathy Flora who has served as her mother’s caregiver as she has journeyed through dementia. Kathy shares her wisdom and advice for those who find themselves in a similar role with a parent or other loved one. She is the author of the book “Walking My ...…
 
Learn how to let go of expectations and your bitterness over life’s disappointments. This is Part 2 of the Mortal Wisdom Series and I’ll discuss the lesson of Surrender and why we need to learn to let go in order to experience joy in life. These are the lessons we can learn from our mortality and how to thrive in life while knowing that death a ...…
 
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, just under 19 percent of people with disabilities are employed, compared with 66 percent of people without disabilities. Policymakers and educators want to change that.By JoLynne Lyon.
 
Learn how art and the written word can be a powerful tool for confronting our mortality. My guest Lindsay Tunkl is a conceptual artist and writer who explores subjects such as death, heartbreak, and the apocalypse. Her work has been shown at galleries in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Today she will talk about her book “Whe ...…
 
Learn the lesson of impermanence and why it is essential for life. This week begins a series I’ve titled Mortal Wisdom that will explore the lessons we can learn from our mortality and how to thrive in life while knowing that death awaits. Today is the lesson of impermanence … the fact that nothing lasts and everything changes, which is the ult ...…
 
Learn how experiencing a “living funeral” ceremony can help with fears of death and reconnection with what’s important in life. My guest, death doula Emily Cross, has a remarkable level of death awareness for her young age and has been inspired to help others get comfortable with death by leading “living funerals.” She will share where her insp ...…
 
Learn how to cope with all of the ups and downs and challenges of being a caregiver for a loved one. My guest Tandy Elisala knows all about the stresses of being a family caregiver having cared for both of her parents while raising 3 children as a single mom. She is the host of the Empowered Family Caregiver Podcast, an author, speaker, and coa ...…
 
This special episode is to honor the memories of two very special women who changed the world around them in different ways throughout their lives and died on the same day. On Thursday January 17, 2019 we learned of the deaths of two women who have contributed much to our understanding of the sacred in nature and in death. Mary Oliver is a belo ...…
 
One in three senior citizens dies with a dementia-causing disease - most commonly, Alzheimer’s . A diagnosis with one of these diseases can be dreadful, as there are currently no effective treatments. In this installment of our series “Diagnosed,” we talked with one Utah couple adjusting to a disease with no effective long-term treatment and no ...…
 
Learn the essential aspects of “soul midwifery” from a true pioneer in the field of end-of-life care. My guest Felicity Warner has been caring for the dying and teaching others to provide care for over 20 years. She shares with us how she found soul midwifery as her calling and the changes she has observed over the past two decades of her work ...…
 
About 193,000 Americans under the age of 20 have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Modern medical technology makes the disease manageable for kids, but what does it take for kids as they navigate school while living with Type 1 Diabetes?By Tamsen Maloy.
 
Learn about the unexplainable mysteries that occur at the end of life and how these stories can transform our relationship with death. My guest Barbara Morningstar believes that the end of life is an adventure and each person entering that phase of existence is an explorer who uncovers sacred mysteries during the process. In her book Honoring t ...…
 
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