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Supporting Families Through Hospice

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

No family looks forward to facing the end of life with a loved one. Challenges for family caregivers run the gamut from physical and emotional strain to psychological stress. This webinar will provide resources and strategies for senior care professionals to share with families to educate them about hospice and palliative care, and help them better cope with the physical, emotional and psychological stress of dealing with end-of-life issues.

Participants in this webinar will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between hospice and palliative care;
  • Describe the most common medical conditions referred to in hospice; and,
  • Identify members of the hospice team.

Presenters:

Molly Carpenter is an author, speaker, trainer and family caregiver, and brings years of personal and professional elder care experience and training to families dealing with dementia. Carpenter works with a team responsible for ensuring that the Home Instead Senior Care® network’s 60,000 caregivers worldwide have the resources necessary to effectively provide quality care in the home and understand the importance of their work enhancing the lives of those they serve. Carpenter holds a bachelor of science degree in family science with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a master’s degree in education with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

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