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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.
Now that Alzheimer's disease is considered to be a terminal illness, families are met with decisions about care for their loved ones who are in the later stages of the disease. There is quite a lot of confusion about hospice care, so the doctors define and delineate aspects of this type of palliative care.
Alia Indrawan is an integrative healing practitioner and intuitive guide based in Bali, Indonesia. She has previously worked as a Hospice Nurse, helping people with terminal illness to die gracefully and in peace. She has taken the lessons she's learned from death and dying and now empowers others to become conscious creators of their lives. She is deeply committed to whole-hearted living, where emotional freedom and vulnerability are honored and celebrated. Alia integrates her background in traditional medicine with her passion for indigenous healing. Her spot-on intuition and grounded, compassionate nature open up a pathway for powerful self-discovery and a renewed sense of purpose. Alia has developed a client base spanning five continents, a testament to the limitless breadth of her spiritual and emotional guidance. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.
Learning about hospice can be hit or myth. What are your preconceived ideas? You'll be surprised to learn the facts about hospice and palliative care, hospice services and hospice at home. For more information, visit our website http://www.VITAS.com
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
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.