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Honest discussion about end of life planning and choices to help start conversations and change the way society doesn't talk about death. Our goal is to improve quality of life.

engAGINGconversations's podcast Sheryl Smith RN

    • Relationships
    • 5.0, 27 Ratings

Honest discussion about end of life planning and choices to help start conversations and change the way society doesn't talk about death. Our goal is to improve quality of life.

    Care.ly with Mike Eidsaune_092

    Care.ly with Mike Eidsaune_092

    Do you have a loved one in an assisted living or long-term care facility? If you do, you need to listen to this episode. Mike Eidsaune, founder and CEO of Care.ly, tells about this communication tool.
    Find out:
    What Care.ly is Who it is for How it can be used to improve communication Why it is beneficial to not only families, but professional caregivers Links to Resources:
    Care.ly
    Granpad
    Brookdale Senior Living Communities

    • 42 min
    COVID-19 Lockdown Day 70, Rincon Puerto Rico Edition

    COVID-19 Lockdown Day 70, Rincon Puerto Rico Edition

    The last (hopefully) update on Covid-19 lockdown in Rincon, PR

    • 21 min
    Anatomical Donation with Mark Zavoyna_091

    Anatomical Donation with Mark Zavoyna_091

    Many of us have talked about end of life wishes. I’m willing to bet though, that many have never considered anatomical donation as an option.
    Mark Zavoyna is the Operations Manager of the Anatomical Donor Program at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Listen and learn today:
    What is anatomical donation Who can donate? Who cannot donate? Why you would donate Associated costs Need more information?
    Do an internet search state of Florida anatomy board–they have a comprehensive list of US donor sites, contact a nearby medical school’s department of medicine (anatomy), or email Mark

    • 52 min
    COVID-19 Lockdown Day 37 Rincon, PR Edition

    COVID-19 Lockdown Day 37 Rincon, PR Edition

    Latest updates regarding lockdown in Rincon, Puerto Rico including information on life and availability of testing here 

    • 12 min
    The Conversation Project with Kate DeBartolo_090

    The Conversation Project with Kate DeBartolo_090

    How do you want to live? The goal of The Conversation Project is to get people talking about this. And they are using the non-medical community to get these conversations started. The focus is on values, not medical terminology.
    Kate DeBartolo, who oversees the Conversation Project, shares her expertise with us about having end of life conversations. Find out more on today’s episode:
    The effects of end of life conversations on depression rates Who should have these conversations When they should have them What is it about dying home that is important to people What role does a loved one play as a proxy or healthcare advocate find out what resources are available here:
    The Conversation Project Find them on Facebook , Twitter, YouTube

    • 31 min
    COVID-19 Lockdown Day 29 Rincon, Puerto Rico Edition

    COVID-19 Lockdown Day 29 Rincon, Puerto Rico Edition

    The latest on life in Puerto Rico in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

claynferno ,

Great Stuff!

A great merging of the topics of aging and the topics in our headlines today! Very informative stuff!

Seth.Brink ,

Fantastic Insight into Aging and Role Reversal.

The topic really hits home as I was just speaking with my aging mother on the topic. Sheryl really sheds light into the requirements of supplemental support and decisions that must be dealt with when parents get older. Thanks Sheryl!

MasterofMoneyMindset ,

Sheryl gives EXCELLENT advice

Thank you, Sheryl. This information is greatly needed and hard to find. We appreciate all the amazing and knowledgable advice on this personal subject.

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