Best Hospicecare podcasts we could find (Updated June 2019)
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“Welcome! You are now tuned in to the frequency of palliative care and end of life issues. The 'Journey with Deanna' podcast explores the latest in modalities, therapies, thoughts—anything that will help transform the experience we have with death and dying in the modern world. We explore ancient wisdom, spirituality, bereavement, recovery, innovative treatments, illness, healing, after death issues. I am talking to everyone that has something to say that may help us all to bring peace and c ...
 
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Meet Elizabeth, a massage therapist and end-of-life doula in private practice. She shares her story with us here of how she was a hospice volunteer and naturally came to develop her end of life private practice. She also shares about a new technique she developed for practitioners who serve people at the end of life, "Nurturing Touch for the Dy ...…
 
Reverend Bodhi Be discusses with me about living as a student of suffering, dying and grieving. "We don't value suffering in this culture, that is why we are always pushing it away." Join us in this heartfelt discussion on suffering, soul and spiritual life ... What if we got grounded in the world right here right now as a way of widening and d ...…
 
We had a fantastic time in this interview! But of course, I'm not talking with just anyone who is carefully living in between the lines--I'm speaking with Elena Lipson, Divine Self Care Mentor. Self care is more than a bubble bath, it is deep. We are used to quick fixes and band aids and measuring our results often by grand moments of success o ...…
 
Our role as end of life doulas is not only for the imminent days of dying. Some people want to focus there and there are many other places where we can be so useful. In the hospital is one of them. Listen in as I go over what is involved. End of Life Care Certificate Program Learn.Create.Serve. training and mentoring doulas, companions, guides ...…
 
Dr. Micahel Barbato stays busy enlightening us in end of life matters for decades. Recently he has completed a study with other physicians regarding what they have found inin brain activity among some people at thte moment of death. Listen in on our podcast today to hear all about it! End of Life Care Certificate Program Learn.Create.Serve. tra ...…
 
The "Go to" person is that special person within a circle that people know they can turn to during serious situations. Whether it has to do with end of life or not, if you are this person within your family and friend circle, then you are actually dealing with many of the same issues that end of life doulas face. And, it's trickier to be this p ...…
 
Anyone can receive end of life training to know more about the time period, what to do, how to be helpful and to feel more comfortable assisting others. But not everyone who seeks this out has the 'calling.' The calling is that powerful desire deep in your bones that you knoow you are meant to offer yourself in this way in service to others as ...…
 
Yes! Refer to hospice as a death doula. You may be serving people who are not on hospice yet and who may not realize all they are missing by NOT getting the great care they are entitled to. You may be instrumental in relieving their suffering by getting them into palliative care (whether or not they are dying). Listen in as we talk about all th ...…
 
This interview with Sean Cunningham is so wonderful as you can hear the awe in his voice for the work of hospice. He shares how he came across the 'nurse with the purple hair,' and how he came to create the film. World-renowned filmmaker of the Friday the 13th series, he takes us on quite a different journey this time. Easy to talk to and not a ...…
 
Amy Wright Glenn earned her MA in Religion and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Amy is a Kripalu Yoga teacher, Birthing Mama® Prenatal Yoga and Wellness Teacher Trainer, (CD)DONA birth doula, hospital chaplain, and founder of the Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath, and Death. Amy is a regular contributor to PhillyVoic ...…
 
As an end of life practitioner, having experience underneath you really does matter. We all must start somewhere yes. Get a group of hospice professionals together as we share stories of our beginning days and you will hear the funniest and sweetest stories. That's my point: we don't know until we have been there. There is a big movement going ...…
 
Listen in as I discuss why it is so important to understand palliative care when you are an end of life doula. You will understand so much more about present services, especially if the person you are accompanying is not on hospice services when you begin working with them. This is paramount to your work. End of Life Care Certificate Program Le ...…
 
Last night sitting outside beside the powerful Maui ocean, Sharon and I talked about her own life and death journey. She has been serving others at the end of life since 1986 in a variety of ways, as she weaves in her own path of healing her own mind, body and spirit. There is a place for every single one of us who has this calling to be of hel ...…
 
The Dying Well Collective in Canada is doing beautiful work for the community. This interview with Glenda Myles, Founder of the Collective illustrates how she the death doula role is bridging death care in Canada. The website: http://www.dyingwellcollective.com End of Life Care Certificate Program Learn.Create.Serve. training and mentoring doul ...…
 
The Social Model Hospice House is a beautiful model for care for those at the end of life. Today listen in as I interview Kevin Miller, Executive Director of the Toni and Trish House in Auburn Michigan. He discusses the concept of the social model of a hospice house and what it takes to run it, very different than a hospice house run by a hospi ...…
 
The beautiful ministry of the chaplain during the end of life time period is one of the best offerings of hospice and hospitals. A great chaplain can do more to facilitate healing than most other roles or therapies or strategies combined. Jo Jensen is one of these people who has this kind of skill and presence and has served children and adults ...…
 
Join Janis Underwood and I in tackling a touchy subject...that of a person who wants to do their calling every day, not just after "work." The person who has no trust fund, organization to pay for them or a financially supportive partner. I am talking about most people who feel inspired to serve in a soulful way and they must deal with the issu ...…
 
Support for self-care among workers who serve the dying is not as popular as you may think. It seems obvious that for hospice workers, hospital workers, firefiighters, paramedics and others in the healthcare world that taking very good care of ourselves would be a given, understood by all and supported by our employers.Craig Williams, L.A.c., C ...…
 
For the majority of people, the space between birth and death hold their attention, and is the focus of their journey. But for Patty Burgess, the ending point of death, with its surrounding fear, stigmas and mystery, is a rich area to indulge her ever expanding curiosity and passion for heartfelt life experiences. Join Patty and I as we discuss ...…
 
This week's podcast gives some background on why there is death doula training. There is a huge movement of "light bearers," people who are called to serve the dying, coming forward looking for mentoring and training and to learn from those who know how to accompany others through death. Hospice is one way to serve and there are others being ca ...…
 
Ellen Rand, author of the book, "Last Comforts: Notes From the Forefront of Late Life Care,"has been a journalist for more than 40 years, including five years as a housing columnist for The New York Times. She is a hospice volunteer with Holy Name Medical Center in Bergen County, New Jersey, a member of the Hospice Volunteer Association and the ...…
 
Most people love hospice and the mission of hospice. And of course, there is always room for improvement. "In Dr. Margaret Overton's new memoir, HOPE FOR A COOL PILLOW (Outpost 19, March 2016), she explores about two polar opposite experiences with hospice during the decline and death of her mother and father. End of Life Care Certificate Progr ...…
 
This week's show I am discussing the shadow side of this wonderful ability of ours as humans to feel and live in compassion. We all may find ourselves in one or more of these spaces as we give to others. As you listen to the talk, please just see how you feel in your body as you listen. Did you get tight when I described one or more of these? I ...…
 
One of the wonderful topics I share with other doulas is what is in our EOL Doula bag? What do we take with us when we go to families? Also in this discussion we include some ways we support people as well. Each doula is different in how they support people so our "bags" will be different. Please add to the discussion, what is in your bag? End ...…
 
Blane Brazier has worked full time in hospice since 2008. He has a unique ministry of using his guitar or sometimes the ukulele to engage the spiritual life of his patient's. He currently works at Amity Hospice as their Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator where he also facilitates grief groups for bereaved family members. He recently wrote a b ...…
 
Today I am speaking with Kelly Roman about her story of living in forgiveness for her father who died this year; and, how she is getting through the holidays. She is the Director of Recreation at a long term care facility in New Jersey; she has completed her studies this year as a Death Doula and as a Spiritual Counselor. Thank you for sharing ...…
 
Today's podcast is a discussion I had with Martha Koock Ward of Austin. She is a delightful woman, 5th generation Austinite, and I loved what her family is doing to honor one of their deceased siblings. I asked her to share with us for the series I am doing called "Life and Grief Through the Holidays. End of Life Care Certificate Program Learn. ...…
 
Present day healthcare services are squeezed for time, doulas and practitioners need experiences and the person who is ill and dying and their family needs attention. If we can work together on creating a system that uses the skills of the doulas in serving people as they gain practical mastery of the art of it all, we will best serve everyone ...…
 
We all go through loss. It can be devastating regardless of what time of year it is. Many people describe an extra heaviness during the holiday season (end of the year) and I wanted to address this with stories. People who have been there and are there now. We get strength from each other through our stories. I am not trying to fix anyone, help ...…
 
Amanda Carr is an ER nurse who has worked ERs around the country. She is on a mission. Her blog, Changing the Face of Dying, www.changingthefaceofdying.com, is where you can find her sharing her observations and making a difference. She recently accompanied me on my 2nd Doula Journey to New Zealand and Australia and we not only shared a wonderf ...…
 
Meeting Dr. Barbato and his wife Ann was one of the highlights of my trip to Australia. He has been a physician for over 50 years and Hospice Medical Director for over 20. He is not only an accomplished physician, author and educator but a very kind soul and lovely human being. Listen in as he shares about the 'deep sleep' state, about the hard ...…
 
I am in New Zealand as this podcast is created overlooking the majestic Cathedral Cove. My heart was soaring as I conquered big fears in coming here. The fear of flying stopped me from traveling the last 20 years. What is stopping you from doing what you love? Is anything? Are you doing, being living as you love to do and be now? Let's live our ...…
 
Listen in as Zenith tells me about the film made about her and her thoughts of empowering families. I am so grateful to be spending the Day of the Dead with her November 8, 2015 during my trip to Australia and New Zealand. For more information on this: www.doulajourney.com. From Zenith's website: "I am not fixed in any belief, religion or dogma ...…
 
Are you a person that wants to make a difference in your community related to illness, dying, death and mourning? You can and you don't have to train with anyone to do so. What communities need are safe spaces where individuals can join together and explore their feelings and thoughts around these topics. End of Life Care Certificate Program Le ...…
 
There is still so much misunderstanding about Palliative Care in and outside of Healthcare. There are educational videos I have found on the internet and definitions about Palliative Care that are flat out wrong. What is wrong: they are saying that palliative care is what you use at the end of life. Listen in and get the real scoop. End of Life ...…
 
I'm inviting you to explore this topic within yourself and with people you love and trust. I am inviting you to not be in grand, heated debates but in introspective, respectful discussion with others. Practice the discipline of silence and respect as you hear what your partner is saying about their thoughts on the subject. End of Life Care Cert ...…
 
There is an explosive growth of people wanting to serve others as companions and service providers of all kinds. This is their vocation; they want to serve full time, not just after work or on weekends. The willingness to pursue their vision of serving others opens many doors for people in their personal life as well. It is very common that peo ...…
 
Heather Poduska is a personal brand strategist, speak-to-sell expert for entrepreneurs, image consultant, and former professional operatic soprano. Heather uses her expertise to teach entrepreneurs how to clarify and deliver their own unique and profitable brand message so they can attract and convert ideal clients . I had the idea to talk with ...…
 
Karen Van Vuuren has been a part of what has grounded this "death positive" movement in the USA for over the last 20 years. When you think about the power that our ancestors have in our present day lives, I want you to think of Karen's story and let it impact you. Karen's efforts to transform people's fear of dying is to be commended. Her lates ...…
 
I spoke with Nina, longtime hopice nurse, last week about her book and this week's podcast is a glimpse into what makes her tick.In From Sun to Sun, Nina Angela McKissock goes from home to home and within the residential hospice to give care, and shares her experiences and lessons learned in reflections about dying. Nina's website:http://ninaan ...…
 
As a Certified Thanatologist and founder of Practically Dying, Kim Mooney offers private consultations and workshops to help individuals explore how to live based on their highest values throughout their lives and into their deaths. Through workshops, presentations and consultations, she works with individuals, families and organizations to pro ...…
 
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 well as teaching a seniors course on funeral planning at a local community college. Statewid ...…
 
There are so many things that could happen in this time period if we were not so busy and applauded for fighting it. Can we stretch what is acceptable behavior as we are dying to include activities that show we are lovingly and with great dignity and grace choosing to learn to die in a way that honors us? Can that be just as acceptable as fight ...…
 
Meet Maxwell. We have a wonderful time in dialogue about "Thunder," a dramatic film about coming of age and deals with themes of identity, family, and fear. Grief is a universal theme and central to this film, which is about a young male death doula and his relationship with his grandfather as he dies. Maxwell and I explore quite a bit about th ...…
 
Beth is a certified professional life coach serving women impacted by cancer. As a two-time cancer survivor she recognizes the need for a consistent and constant resource throughout the cancer experience. As a coach, Beth partners with you from point of diagnosis through treatment and beyond, enabling you to take action aligned with your person ...…
 
Dr. Mark Carlson and Laurie Rock are leading the pack when it comes to innovative solutions to caring for seniors. It's not just about chronic disease management, its about wellness, being proactive about living well that got my attention and wanting to speak with Dr. Carlson. He explains not only pharmacogenetic testing, but with 25+ years of ...…
 
In 2007 I discovered home funerals and it took my breath away. It was shocking, but it was so beautiful a concept too. How do you do it? Why would you do it? It demands an exploration once you find out about them and deserves to be considered. There are some confusions about it, for instance, many people equate funeral with burial but they are ...…
 
Health crisis. Waiting. Not knowing if its someone's time to die now. Surgery. How are you when all this is going on? Are you a talker or do you wish everyone would just be quiet! When there is a crisis, there are ones who go inside and there are those that need to talk. This podcast is to enlighten the non-talkers (who wish to be enlightened) ...…
 
What goes through the mind of a young person when their grandparent is going through an unexpected health crisis? Just one young person's experience who is 11 years old. In healthcare circles and in families all over the world, we ask the same questions..."how much should we say?" "should we say anything?" "should we talk about the risks?" "wha ...…
 
Aliyah Alexander has been dealing witht the devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis for 10 years. She can no longer even lift her finger to control her computer. Despite her extreme limitations, she has created a powerful concept in caregiving. Listen in as Aliyah and her therapist Judith Oakland describe how they do it. Aliyah's website: htt ...…
 
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