Death and Dying

When Advance Directive in Place Dying More Peaceful – Smilecast 58

Advance Directive in Place – Dying More Peaceful A Belgian study suggests that when a person has an advanced directive in place, dying is more peaceful. Advance care planning is considered a central component of good quality palliative care and especially relevant for people who lose the capacity to make decisions at the end...

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Hospice Care- What You Need to Know – Smilecast 36

Hospice Care In this episode we take a look at hospice and palliative care. Hospice is really a part of a culture shift around death and dying. Having experienced this with my father-in-law and mother, I can attest to the dignity and beauty that it brings to someone’s end of...

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