The Heart of Hospice is dedicated to helping personal and professional caregivers who are serving people who need hospice. The mission is to provide information and education so people can make informed choices in regard to hospice.
Now is the Best Time to Select Your MPOA
We all need to designate someone to speak for us when we can’t voice our healthcare wishes. Now is the best time to choose your healthcare proxy.
How to be a Patient Advocate: Supporting Advance Directives
In the final episode of our patient advocacy series, we’re talking about supporting advance directives to honor end of life wishes. Caregivers often advocate for loved ones to prevent unwanted care.
Virtual Reality Brings a New View to Hospice
Hospice of Southern Maine has harnessed the power of virtual reality to educate about end of life care. CEO Daryl Cady shares how their innovative VR program “Clay” teaches what the hospice experience is like for patients and families.
How to be a Patient Advocate: Handling Complaints and Concerns
Sometimes being an advocate for a loved one includes voicing concerns and complaints. Knowing who to talk to and how to do it is important.
How to be a Patient Advocate - Keeping Records that Matter
If you’re a caregiver, you’re an advocate for your loved one. Knowing what records to keep is important.
Being Authentic With Hospice Chaplain Rabbi David Gold
There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the role of the hospice chaplain. In this episode we’re talking with hospice chaplain and Jewish Rabbi David Gold.
Podcast on hospice education and advance care planning
I just had the honor of being interviewed by Helen and Jerry and they were not only professional, but obviously passionate about hospice and their mission of educating as many people as possible about the various aspects of hospice and advanced care planning. It was a true honor to be interviewed by them. I know their listeners will benefit greatly from their work. Tina Ketchie Stearns
The podcast is a must listen to. I work in funeral service and this information was very helpful. Everything from the host, the content and the topics have been helpful. I have been recommending it to many.
Informative, Compassionate and Engaging
I enjoy everything about this podcast, the hosts, the structure of the content and the topics discussed. Jerry and Helen’s compassionate insight, guidance and education on topics related to hospice are well done and are presented in a way that is relatable and useful. I have truly found my passion in the field of hospice and enjoy supplementing my knowledge by listening to this podcast. Thank you!