100 episodes

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.

The Heart of Hospice Helen Bauer, RN, CHPN & Jerry Fenter, Spiritual Counselor

    • Medicine
    • 4.6 • 31 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 13 min
    How to be a Patient Advocate: Supporting Advance Directives

    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. 

    • 13 min
    Virtual Reality Brings a New View to Hospice

    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.

    • 47 min
    How to be a Patient Advocate: Handling Complaints and Concerns

    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. 

    • 10 min
    How to be a Patient Advocate - Keeping Records that Matter

    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. 

    • 15 min
    Being Authentic With Hospice Chaplain Rabbi David Gold

    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. 

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Tina Ketchie ,

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

dremck ,

Wonderful podcast

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.

mrydeen ,

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!

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