Changing Lives Podcast

Our Weekly Podcast Covering the World of Hospice and Palliative Care

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Grief & Valentine’s Day

February 10th, 2020|

Special days and holidays, like Valentine's Day, can often trigger memories and difficult emotions in individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Check out this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more about coping with grief during Valentine's Day.

World Cancer Day

February 3rd, 2020|

February 4th is World Cancer Day, and Hospice Quinte would like to take this opportunity to talk about the role that hospice palliative care plays at the end of life for advanced cancer patients. Listen in to this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more.

About Hospice Quinte

January 6th, 2020|

For 35 years, Hospice Quinte has been improving the lives of the terminally ill, and their families, by offering support and companionship through visiting hospice services. Listen in to this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more about Hospice Quinte, our clients and how we serve the residents of Quinte.

Why Winter Is The Worst For Grief

December 30th, 2019|

While we all have our struggles getting through the winter months, grieving the loss of someone close to you during the winter can be more challenging than during the sunny days of the other seasons. With the winter season among us, it’s beneficial to us all to learn a little bit more about why winter is the worst for grief. Listen in to this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more.

What Grieving People Wish You Knew At Christmas

December 23rd, 2019|

With the end of another year, comes an array of celebration – everywhere we turn people seem to be happy and enjoying the holidays. But for individuals who have recently lost someone they love; the holiday season can feel more like something they need to get through, rather than enjoy. While there is very little that we can do to fix the pain of loss our grieving loved ones are facing, we can bring them comfort and do our best to be empathetic of their grief during the holiday season. Tune in to this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn what grieving people wish you knew at Christmas.

Supporting Grieving Children During The Holidays

December 9th, 2019|

For most children and families, the holiday season is one that’s filled with joy, love and celebration. But after experiencing the loss of someone you love, holiday celebrations can become especially difficult. Different family members can, and typically do, grieve in different ways. That's why in this week's Changing Lives Podcast we're going to discuss how to support grieving children during the holidays.

History of Hospice Care

November 25th, 2019|

Hospice care has been practiced for over 1,500 years. The creation of the “modern day” hospice is credited to Dame Cicely Saunders who, in England during the 1950’s, realized that managing pain at end of life was not enough. Be sure to check out this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more about Dame Saunders and the history of hospice care.

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

–Dame Cicely Saunders