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Changing Lives Podcast

Changing Lives Podcast

Hospice Quinte’s weekly podcast about hospice palliative care issues, end-of-life care, and the work we do in our region

Hospice Quinte Publications

Hospice Quinte Publications

Annual reports, brochures, and other publications from Hospice Quinte

Helpful Links

Helpful Links

Links to other online resources for patients, caregivers, and the bereaved

Speaking Requests

Speaking Requests

Request someone to speak to your group, business, or organization about Hospice Quinte and hospice palliative care

Changing Lives Podcast

Changing Lives Podcast

Hospice Quinte’s weekly podcast about hospice palliative care issues, end-of-life care, and the work we do in our region

Hospice Quinte Publications

Hospice Quinte Publications

Annual reports, brochures, and other publications from Hospice Quinte

Helpful Links

Helpful Links

Links to other online resources for patients, caregivers, and the bereaved

Speaking Requests

Speaking Requests

Request someone to speak to your group, business, or organization about Hospice Quinte and hospice palliative care

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Upopolis

Powered by TELUS, Upopolis is a free, fun, and secure online community that connects youth 10 to 18 with others like them who are going through medical experiences or life challenges in North America. Upopolis reduces social isolation while educating and empowering youth to play an active role in managing and coping with their diagnosis, condition, or challenge.

Who Cares for Caregivers?

Caregivers face many adversities, with unknowns, stressors and worries being a normal part of the caregiving journey. With approximately one in four Canadians caregiving for family members, partners, friends or neighbours, who is caring for the carers? Find out more in this week's Changing Lives podcast.

Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors

A report by Volunteer Canada revealed that Baby Boomers and Senior Adults provided more than 1 billion volunteer hours in 2010! Clearly volunteering provides non-profits and charities a wealth of expertise, which allows these organizations to provide a multitude of services for free or a very low cost to their communities. However, the benefits of volunteering runs both ways and seniors can also gain many rewards from their volunteer efforts. Find out more in this week's Changing Lives podcast.

Challenges Men Face as Caregivers

Even though caregiving is often thought of as a role assumed primarily by women, a recent survey found that 44% of caregivers are men. Like their female counterparts, approximately 3.4 million male caregivers face tremendous challenges as they simultaneously try to balance work and raise a family with the physical and emotional demands of helping an ailing or aging loved one. Find out more about the challenges men may face as caregivers in this week's Changing Lives podcast.

Advance Care Planning Basics

Imagine for a moment that you were not able to speak for yourself. Who would you want to make decisions on your behalf? Do your family or friends know what your end-of-life wishes are? Many people think that because they have a will and perhaps even pre-planned their funeral that they have discussed advance care planning. However, advance care planning is actually about your health while you are still alive. Find out more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

Nutrition at End of Life

Human nature compels us to nurture our loved ones in many ways, feeding being one method - however it is important to recognize that nutrition at the end-of-life is much different than how people eat prior to illness. Find out more in this week's Changing Lives podcast.

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