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Caregiving Conversations: Faith is Key

Caregiving Conversations: Faith is Key



Russell talks about how his faith helped him and his wife, as she faced terminal cancer.

Caregiving Conversations: Family Health History Matters

Caregiving Conversations: Family Health History Matters

Shavon talks about the importance of having (sometimes difficult) family conversations about health history and treatments.


Caregiving Conversations: Handling News of a Serious Diagnosis

Caregiving Conversations: Handling News of a Serious Diagnosis

Nkem advises pausing to seek support, when you learn of a serious health diagnosis.


Caregiving Conversations: Different Symptoms, Different Needs

Caregiving Conversations: Different Symptoms, Different Needs

Nkem talks about how her husband’s role as caregiver shifted, as her illness went into remission.


Caregiving Conversations: Straight Talking Doctor

Caregiving Conversations: Straight Talking Doctor

Betsy talks about how family members might have different preferences about how doctor communicates when the end is near.


Caregiving Conversations: Hospice was a Relief

Caregiving Conversations: Hospice was a Relief

Betsy shares how when her sister was dying of cancer, the family disagreed about when to involve hospice.


Caregiving Conversations: Being Your Own Caregiver

Caregiving Conversations: Being Your Own Caregiver

Teresa learned how to advocate for herself, while facing serious illness.


Caregiving Conversations: Community Support is Key

Caregiving Conversations: Community Support is Key

Teresa shares how support from friends and co-workers helped her know she was not alone, while she battled cancer.


Caregiving Conversations: Lakota Tradition Views Death as a Scout

Caregiving Conversations: Lakota Tradition Views Death as a Scout

LeMoine talks about how death is understood from the perspective and tradition of his Lakota heritage.


Caregiving Conversations: Dream Provides Guidance

Caregiving Conversations: Dream Provides Guidance

LeMoine shares how his Lakota tradition provides a philosophy for life that guides his family in dealing with end of life decision making.


Caregiving Conversations: Setting Priorities

Caregiving Conversations: Setting Priorities

Carol talks about how her late husband insisted that she be his only caregiver, and how she knew their time together was precious.


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