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.
During a pandemic, when large groups cannot gather or move freely or easily, funerals may need reconsideration. While attending a funeral can have significant value for many, this may not be possible for every family given the circumstances of the present moment. This is a brief guide to help ensure that you and the children in your lives have the opportunity to acknowledge and mourn the passing of the loved one you have lost.
Bay of Quinte MPP Todd Smith, Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison, Belleville Mayor Mitch Panciuk and other local dignitaries joined Hospice Quinte staff and board members in Bayside this morning for a special groundbreaking ceremony, kicking-off construction for the future Hospice Quinte Care Centre.
In this episode, Jennifer is joined by Galen Nuttall, a Financial Planner with Freedom 55 Financial, to discuss financial planning for end of life.
Up to 70% of seriously ill, hospitalized elderly Canadians have received invasive end-of-life treatments that they simply did not want. Listen in to this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more about how poor communication is compromising care for palliative patients.