This podcast, presented by Hospice of Davidson County in Lexington, NC, provides helpful resources, education, and insights for those dealing with life-limiting illnesses and their caregivers and loved ones. We are also working to connect our listeners to useful information regarding end-of-life preparation, care, and community involvement. Topics range from providing education on Hospice care and our community partners to medical and emotional advocacy and general information about the communities we serve. Check out our website at hospiceofdavidson.org, or email us at email@example.com with questions or topics you may want to see covered in future podcasts.
Season 2, Ep 16: Respiratory Symptoms in Hospice
On this week's episode, Cole and Chelsie are joined by Megan Owens RN, CHPN. Megan is a Nurse Case Manager on the Facility Team at Hospice of Davidson County. She comes on to discuss respiratory symptoms in hospice patients. She discusses some treatments, causes, and helpful tips for caregivers to help make their loved ones comfortable.
Season 2, Ep 15: "My City, I Count" Featuring Mayor Jason Hayes
This episode is hosted by Cole Warner, and Hospice of Davidson County CEO, Laura Owen. This week's featured guest is the City of Lexington Mayor, Jason Hayes. Mayor Hayes joins us to discuss the upcoming Health Equity Conference that is being hosted by the city on August 12th and 13th. He also gives us some great insight into his professional, and personal background that has shaped his values, and priorities as the newly elected Mayor. For more information on the conference visit, https://www.lexingtonnc.gov/ If you have any questions regarding the conference you can contact Dr Patricia Smyre via email, PRSmyre@LexingtonNC.gov
Season 2, Ep 14: Common Issues with Confusion and Delirium in Hospice Patients
For this weeks episode, Jennifer King BSN, RN, CHPN, Clinical Educator, and Infection Control Officer for Hospice of Davidson County, joins us to discuss confusion and delirium in hospice Patients. She gives us some insight into some of the issues surrounding the common symptoms at end-of-life. For more information on this topic as well as other hospice related issues, visit: https://www.hospiceofdavidson.org/resource-library/helpful-links/
Season 2 Ep 13.1
*Extended Conversation* As a follow up to our episode on the Health Equity Conference, here is the extended conversation we had with Dr Patricia Smyre, on her work as the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Officer, Title XI Coordinator, and Human Relations Commission Liaison for the City of Lexington. She shares some insight into her role and work so far in the community.
Season 2 Ep 13: Health Equity Conference 2022
On this week's episode, we feature the upcoming Health Equity Conference, hosted by the City of Lexington. Dr Patricia Smyre joins us to discuss the importance, and mission of this conference for our community. For more information please visit: https://www.lexingtonnc.gov/city-services/administration/diversity-equity-inclusion/health-equity-conference
Season 2, Ep 12: Certified Nursing Assistants Week
Jennifer Everhart and Chelsie Scearce join the show to discuss the amazing work of the Certified Nursing Assistants at Hospice of Davidson County. This episode is coming out at the end of National Nursing Assistants Week, so we thought we would show our appreciation and provide some insight into their service to patients, families, and the community.