Changing Lives Podcast

Our Weekly Podcast Covering the World of Hospice and Palliative Care

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When Feeling Okay Feels Wrong

October 28th, 2019|

Losing a loved one is devastating, and unfortunately, grief offers us no timeline. At first, it might feel as though everything has completely stopped; thoughts of “growth” and “healing” from this significant loss seem inconceivable. But, as time passes, there are fewer tears and you begin to experience the joys of life again, but grief is a funny thing. For some individuals, starting to feel okay again, while still grieving the loss of a loved one, can feel wrong. Learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2019

October 7th, 2019|

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is celebrated every year on the second Saturday in October, with the purpose of raising awareness and understanding of what is happening in the hospice and palliative care sector around the world. This year, World Hospice and Palliative Care Day celebrations will take place on October 12th, with the theme Palliative Care: it's "My Care, My Right.". Learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

The Hospice Quinte Care Centre

September 30th, 2019|

For over 10 years, Hospice Quinte has been planning to expand our services and address the need for a community-based Hospice Quinte Care Centre within our service area. The need is now urgent, and the time is right. Learn more about the Heart & Home Building Campaign and the new Hospice Quinte Care Centre in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

Volunteering at Hospice Quinte

September 16th, 2019|

Volunteers are truly the lifeblood of Hospice Quinte. They are trained, compassionate, and dedicated as they help us to serve the residents of our community. Learn more about the importance of our volunteers, and the different volunteer opportunities available at Hospice Quinte, in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

Helping a Friend Who is Dying

August 19th, 2019|

When you find out that a friend of yours is dying, you may experience a wide range of emotions. Sometimes it's difficult to know what to say, or to ask questions like "what can I do to support you?". What is too much? And what is not nearly enough? Learn more about how you can help a friend who is facing their final days, and how you can make sure they don’t do it alone, in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

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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