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S1E47: Caregiver Grief and Burnout

Caring for the dying or critically ill can cause significant distress for health care providers, but even more so for family members in the role as a caregiver. Marianne shares about the complex challenges facing caregivers and ways to cope.

S1E46: Left-sided Strokes

A stroke is an injury to the brain caused by a change in blood supply, such as from a blood clot or burst in a vessel that feeds the brain. Learn about left-sided strokes and the impact it can have on the body - physically, cognitively and emotionally. Listen to ways to help a survivor through the...

Episode 20: Caring for Someone with Dementia

Michael is married to Janet who has Huntington’s disease and dementia; he wasn’t prepared to be Janet’s caregiver, but he has learned a lot in the last 12 years. This week he talks about how relationships, perspectives, and relationships change when your partner has a progressive, terminal disease.

Episode 15: Death of a Parent

The death of a parent is a profound loss. Parental loss in midlife may result in lingering feelings of loneliness, raise memories of former losses, remind us of unresolved conflicts, and make us wonder about life’s purpose. Listen to Noelle’s story about how she is working to adjust to her mother’s...

Episode 12: Does hospice provide 24-hour care?

Many people think of hospice as a place people go to die. Some think that if you get hospice services a hospice nurse moves in with the dying person and does all their care until they die. Neither of these is true. This week we are talking with Noelle who learned firsthand what was required to...

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