Category: Educational Videos

A Visit to the Bhaktivedanta Hospice in Vrindavan, India

A Visit to the Bhaktivedanta Hospice in Vrindavan, India

Sangita Devi Dasi, RN, Hospice Educator, visits the Bhaktivedanta Hospice that she helped build along with His Holiness Giriraj Swami. The doors opened in 2010. Over 200 terminally ill local patients and families are cared for by our medical teams, free of charge, in their homes per month in surrounding villages. In addition, there are approximatelymore>>

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We all die, so why don’t we die well?

We all die, so why don’t we die well?

“Modern medicine has a fundamental failure in its approach toward aging and dying,” says Dr. Atul Gawande: “We don’t recognize that people have priorities besides just living longer.” Gawande, a surgeon and the author of a new book, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End,” joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss his education inmore>>

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The Benefits of Massage in Hospice Care

The Benefits of Massage in Hospice Care

Cindy Staton, Hospice of Mercy Massage Therapist, discusses what hospice massage is and isn’t in this hospice volunteer training video. Very helpful video!       Share this article…more>>

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The Four Things That Matter Most

The Four Things That Matter Most

Author and Hospice Physician, Dr. Ira Byock, speaks about “The Four Things That Matter Most,” just one of his helpful books he wrote to assist terminally ill patients and their families. Please watch this very short, but informative video…       Share this article…more>>

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Haven House Children’s Hospice — The Story of 3 Children

Haven House Children’s Hospice — The Story of 3 Children

  Haven House is a happy place full of the sounds of children’s laughter and fun. We are not a place where children simply come to die but where children come to live life as fully as they are able. Of course we deal with hard events and realities in people’s lives but we offer amore>>

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A Family Shares Their Pediatric Hospice Experience.

A Family Shares Their Pediatric Hospice Experience.

A young Massachusetts (U.S.A.) family shares the story of their decision to provide hospice care for their infant son who was born with a terminal illness.         Share this article…more>>

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Top 10 Quotes by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Top 10 Quotes by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The ten best quotes by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, the famous Swiss-American psychiatrist and pioneer in understanding death and dying experiences. Dr. Kubler-Ross is the author of many well-known books on the subject, including On Death and Dying and On Children and Dying.                        Share this article…more>>

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The Four Myths of Dementia

The Four Myths of Dementia

Kate Irving, who has spent the last 20 years of her career working with people with Dementia, is clinical lead in the Memory Works clinic in the Healthy Living Centre, an initiative to decrease stigma and increase access to information about cognitive health promotion for all. Kate talks to us about Four Myths of Dementia.more>>

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Talking With Someone Who Has Cancer

Talking With Someone Who Has Cancer

This is a helpful video with suggestions on speaking to someone who is diagnosed with cancer…       Share this article…more>>

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The 5 Stages of Grief Explained…

The 5 Stages of Grief Explained…

Without understanding the 5 stages of grief, your time of loss will feel unpredictable and out of control. This video lesson with help you understand what to expect and how grief is universally processed by all.       Share this article…more>>

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