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Dr. Gregory Phelps, medical director at UT Hospice, provides detailed information about caring for loved ones in their final stages of life. A variety of topics are discussed, including pain management and comfort strategies, how a hospice team works, the different types of hospice and how hospice can help a patient come to terms with the end of his or her life. Also in this video, meet a patient who shares her story of putting both of her parents through hospice. For more health related videos visit our Dr. Bob Show channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/DrBobShow1.
A hospice nurse shares two of her stories about signs from people who have passed. These signs bring comfort to the family. Read the full story at http://MelanieTheMedium.com/stories-from-a-hospice-nurse-signs-from-loved-ones-who-have-passed. Join me for more inspiration online at Website: http://MelanieTheMedium.com Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1QiKAQn Twitter: http://bit.ly/1UAKzb3 Instagram: http://bit.ly/1PtBfFD Pinterest: http://bit.ly/1LS7Brz
At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it’s simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks deeply about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients. Take the time to savor this moving talk, which asks big questions about how we think on death and honor life. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
My mom, Mary Ann and her fiancé John spoke many times about getting married but unfortunately her health declined rapidly over a 3 day period and thus was moved to Alive Hospice for her expected final place of rest and caring. While sitting with her on Thursday afternoon of Aug 9th, 2012 (2 days after arriving at Hospice), John asked Ann for a yes to go forward with the long-time discussed ceremony and received a smiling approval. So, in less than 24 hours it all came about & as her daughter - I was especially excited to find her a Princess Dress to wear symbolically as she is God's little Princess and Alive Hospice was so helpful to make this a reality. Thanks to all that helped make this beautiful ceremony happen. And as for the phone rings, my mom felt is was important to have all her love ones be part of the ceremony via Skype so the ringing phone was an non-issue to her and John. So please refrain from negative comments regarding the phone because we all understood the reason behind it.
This video was developed as part of a palliative care workshop. The course was designed to help professionals to recognize the need for palliative care services for a patient at every step in the cancer experience. Vignettes were produced to show every aspect of the palliative care process. This vignette shows the meeting between the patient and the pain management specialist.
Dr. Simin Beg talks about the importance of end of life care. Beg discusses how physicians, family, and hospice health professionals work as a team to provide the best and most comforting care to those utilizing hospice health. For more information, visit: http://www.spectrumhealth.org/hospice.