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Dr. Karen Wyatt, hospice physician and author of "7 Lessons for Living from the Dying," interviews experts on all aspects of the end-of-life, including: caring for the dying, funeral and burial practices, planning for the end-of-life, conscious dying, grief and loss, caregiver support, afterlife, death and the arts, and community initiatives to improve end-of-life care. Access show notes at www.eolupodcast.com

End-of-Life University Karen Wyatt MD

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 90 Ratings

Dr. Karen Wyatt, hospice physician and author of "7 Lessons for Living from the Dying," interviews experts on all aspects of the end-of-life, including: caring for the dying, funeral and burial practices, planning for the end-of-life, conscious dying, grief and loss, caregiver support, afterlife, death and the arts, and community initiatives to improve end-of-life care. Access show notes at www.eolupodcast.com

    Ep. 356 What Keeps Me Up at Night (about Hospice and Palliative Care) with Ira Byock MD

    Ep. 356 What Keeps Me Up at Night (about Hospice and Palliative Care) with Ira Byock MD

    Dr. Ira Byock takes an honest and challenging look at worrisome issues within the hospice and palliative care field. My guest today is Dr. Ira Byock who is a leading palliative care physician, author, and public advocate for improving care through the end of life. He is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer for the… Continue reading Ep. 356 What Keeps Me Up at Night (about Hospice and Palliative Care) with Ira Byock MD

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 355 Irish Keening and Wakes: Traditional Mourning Rituals with Mary McLaughlin

    Ep. 355 Irish Keening and Wakes: Traditional Mourning Rituals with Mary McLaughlin

    Learn about the history and importance of Irish mourning rituals. My guest Mary McLaughlin is a singer/songwriter and teacher who studies and teaches workshops about Irish singing and technique and Gaelic song and culture. She has recorded five CD’s to international acclaim, written two song books and completed a PhD in Irish Otherworld Song. Today… Continue reading Ep. 355 Irish Keening and Wakes: Traditional Mourning Rituals with Mary McLaughlin

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep. 354 The Hospice Journey: A Step-by-Step Guide with Barbara Karnes RN

    Ep. 354 The Hospice Journey: A Step-by-Step Guide with Barbara Karnes RN

    Learn about the basics of hospice care, when to consider it, how to talk about it with others, and what to expect during the dying process. My guest Barbara Karnes RN is an internationally recognized author, speaker, thought leader and expert on end of life care. She is the author of the “little blue hospice… Continue reading Ep. 354 The Hospice Journey: A Step-by-Step Guide with Barbara Karnes RN

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep. 353 The Rebellious Widow: Love and Life After Loss with Jill Johnson-Young

    Ep. 353 The Rebellious Widow: Love and Life After Loss with Jill Johnson-Young

    Learn practical tips for navigating the caregiving journey and grief after the death of a spouse. My guest Jill Johnson-Young is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in hospice and as a therapist specializing in grief, loss, dementia, and trauma. She shares her personal journey as a caregiver for two spouses and as… Continue reading Ep. 353 The Rebellious Widow: Love and Life After Loss with Jill Johnson-Young

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep. 352 Cross-Cultural End-of-Life Practices with Gary Wederspahn

    Ep. 352 Cross-Cultural End-of-Life Practices with Gary Wederspahn

    Learn about fascinating end-of-life rituals from cultures around the world. My guest Gary Wederspahn is a board member of the Final Exit Network and the author of a book and many articles on cross-cultural communications and relations. He has served as a Peace Corps Director in Guatemala, Costa Rica and Ecuador and has traveled in… Continue reading Ep. 352 Cross-Cultural End-of-Life Practices with Gary Wederspahn

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 351 Grief and the Best and Worst of Times with Dianne Gray

    Ep. 351 Grief and the Best and Worst of Times with Dianne Gray

    Learn how the death of her son inspired Dianne Gray’s current work as a death doula and patient advocate. My guest Dianne Gray is a death doula, grief specialist and the Chief Innovation and Patient Advocacy Officer at Acclivity Health. After her son’s death from a rare neurodegenerative disorder she has dedicated her life to… Continue reading Ep. 351 Grief and the Best and Worst of Times with Dianne Gray

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

JanWNC ,

Dr Karen Wyatt is quite a gem!

I first met Dr Wyatt a few years ago at an after life conference. Her logical, open, compassionate, genuine and informative approach to conversations about death has drawn me in. Her topics and guests keep me coming back week after week. Thank you Dr Wyatt!

be present stef ,

Very special End-of-Life Podcast

I greatly appreciate Dr Wyatt’s approach, style and scope of guests. She guides and invites us to join her. I am an Eldercare Manager/EOL Doula and am really grateful for this podcast to stay informed, validate what I know, keep my passion for this work alive and recognizing I’m not alone. Thank you!!

David Richman Author ,

Heartfelt conversation

So honored to be a guest on Dr. Karen's podcast. We had a heartfelt conversation. Dr. Karen asked intuitive questions and gave beautiful insights. More blessings to your show!

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