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End of Life Planning

Talking with your loved ones about end of life plans is perhaps one of the most difficult, but most important, conversations you’ll have. Often, people find themselves avoiding the topic altogether or waiting until it’s too late. Starting this discussion early will help alleviate the potential stress associated with end-of-life issues.

But you might be wondering, “How do I start a conversation like this?” or, “What steps should our family take to prepare?” In this section, you’ll find an abundance of resources to better prepare you for this discussion.

With an end of life plan in place, you and your family can enjoy your time together without the underlying worry.

Articles, Resources & Videos
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4 Fears Surrounding End of Life Care and How to Overcome Them

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End-of-Life Care: What to Do When Hospice Isn’t Enough (U.S. version)

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End-of-Life Care: What to Do When Hospice Isn’t Enough (Canadian Version)

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7 Care Tips for When Someone You Love Is Dying

Tips to help make the end of life care process smoother and more peaceful for everyone involved.

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Hospice Educational Video Series: What is Hospice?

Professional caregivers, geriatricians, and family caregivers explain what hospice care is and what it provides to loved ones and their families.

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Hospice Educational Video Series: The Role of Non-Medical Assistance

Hospice professionals explain in detail what roles hospice care can play, how they can be part of a greater caregiving team, and how they operate within set limitations.

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Hospice Educational Video Series - The Gift

Hospice caregivers, staff, and hospice clients describe what is special to them about hospice care.

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Hospice Educational Video Series - The Emotions

Hospice clients describe the strong emotions and powerful memories they have after relying on hospice staff to help with end-of-life care.

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Hospice Educational Video Series - Planning Ahead

Hospice nurses, geriatricians, and staff discuss the importance of planning ahead for end-of-life care.

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Hospice Educational Video Series - How does it work?

Most families are happy to learn that someone will be on call 24/7 when they get hospice care.

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