Changing Lives Podcast2019-08-07T15:46:10-04:00

Guilt and Caregiving

July 26th, 2021|

At Hospice Quinte we meet, and talk to, a lot of people who have become family caregivers for loved ones who are facing a terminal illness. We hear a lot of stories and many of these involve emotions such as sadness, hope, exhaustion, happiness, grace, despair, longing, love, and even anger. Yet, perhaps, the common emotion we hear about is guilt.

National Hospice Palliative Care Week 2021

May 3rd, 2021|

May 2nd to the 8th marks National Hospice Palliative Care Week. This year’s theme, “The Light of My Life” is a campaign with a dual purpose – to provide us with an opportunity to shine a light on those who matter to us most, and to bring hospice palliative care issues to light. Learn more in this week's episode of Hospice Quinte's Changing Lives Podcast.

Surprise, You’re Going To Be A Caregiver

April 26th, 2021|

Becoming a caregiver can happen gradually without you even noticing it – you start calling more often, you cover more of the chores at home, you pick up their prescriptions – or it can happen quite quickly – they are given a diagnosis with a poor prognosis or they take a damaging fall, requiring urgent treatment and full-time care. In this week's Changing Lives Podcast we offer up some suggestions to help you adjust to being a caregiver.

Ten Ways To Provide Better Care

April 19th, 2021|

Caring for someone is hard. You give a lot of yourself acting as an advocate for their care and assisting them in their daily lives. Though we can’t make your job as a caregiver easier, we do have a few suggestions from Caregiver Solutions to help you provide better care. Tune in to learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

Hospice Quinte Care Centre Building Update

March 29th, 2021|

For over 10 years, Hospice Quinte has been planning to expand its services and address the need for a community-based Hospice Quinte Care Centre to serve individuals living across the greater Quinte Region. And now, aspirations to provide our community with this much-needed option for palliative care services is becoming a reality. Learn more about the Hospice Quinte Care Centre building project in this episode of our Changing Lives Podcast.

CHANGE A LIFE TODAY

“The care of the dying demands all that we can do to enable patients to live until they die.”

–Dame Cicely Saunders

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