Changing Lives Podcast

Our Weekly Podcast Covering the World of Hospice and Palliative Care

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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.

Parenting While Grieving

August 12th, 2019|

Death can be a difficult subject at the best of times, but for parents…dealing with grief is only one of your many tasks. So how do you do it? How do you grieve, while still being an effective parent? Learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

Bereavement Support Groups

July 29th, 2019|

After the loss of a loved one, it’s not unusual for an individual to experience a wide range of feelings and emotions. Grief is a completely natural response to loss. It’s the emotional suffering you feel when something or someone you love is taken away. But whether we want to admit it or not, we all need some kind of support system to help us when we’re grieving. Learn about some of the benefits of attending a bereavement support group in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

Talking to Children About Death

July 15th, 2019|

Death is often a difficult subject for adults to discuss, but it becomes even harder when we need to talk to children about it. We might choose to use words that we think will make it easier for them to grasp, when in all reality we’re making it even harder for children to understand what’s really going on when someone close to them dies. Learn tips for how to talk to children about death 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