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 firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or topics you may want to see covered in future podcasts.
Season 2 Ep 10: Volunteer Services in Hopsice
On this Week's Episode, Cole and Emmalee Speak with Chelsie Scearce, Volunteer Services Manager with Hospice of Davidson County. Chelsie comes on and discusses the importance of volunteers to the hospice mission and organization. If you would like more information on becoming a volunteer please visit: https://www.hospiceofdavidson.org/volunteer/ or call (336) 475-5444.
Season 2, Ep 9: Nurses Week 2022
It's National Nurses Week 2022! This week, we have our Nursing Directors on to talk about how Hospice of Davidson County nursing staff serves their community, patients, and their families. Their perseverance and adaptability makes such a difference in the lives of our patients. Thank you for all that you do! If you would like to share your experience with one of our nurses visit: https://www.hospiceofdavidson.org/covid-19-support/
Season 2, Ep 8: Emily Viverette MDiv
For this week, Emmalee and Cole talk with Emily Viverette MDiv. Emily is the Director of FaithHealth Chaplaincy and Education at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medicine. She provides incredible insight into the work chaplains do for their patients and staff in the hospital system.
Season 2, Ep 7: National Healthcare Decisions Day 2022
April 16th, 2022 is National Healthcare Decisions Day. In this episode Emmalee and Cole host a discussion with Jennifer King RN and Katelyn Brady LCSWA , regarding healthcare planning, and advanced directives. For more information, or to start the process for your or a loved one head over to, https://www.caringinfo.org/planning/advance-directives/ or, https://www.hospiceofdavidson.org/resource-library/helpful-links/
Season 2, Ep 6: Featuring Crystal Waller, Medical Social Worker
On this Week's episode, Cole and Emmalee talk with Crystal Waller about her recent certification as a Death Doula. Crystal is one of Hospice of Davidson County's Medical Social Worker, and has used this training to enhance her impact on hospice patients and families.
Season 2, Ep 5: Medical Social Work in Hospice Care
March is National Social Work Month. To celebrate the amazing Medical Social Workers of Hospice of Davidson County, we are highlighting their important role within hospice care. As integral members of the care team they provide significant contributions to our patients and families. Emmalee Thomas, one of our Medical Social Workers, and co-host of the podcast, discusses her role, and some of the issues that patients and their families face at end of life.