HUSH Library Podcast #61 – Hospice Care

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In this episode, Melanie Hickey of Saint Jude Hospice answers questions from Health Information Librarian Lissa Staley, who then promotes some popular books about hospice care and memoirs from hospice volunteers. Whether you have had an experience with someone in hospice care or you usually avoid thinking much about death and dying, this podcast will enlighten and entertain!

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Show Notes

Specific resources Melanie mentions from Saint Jude Hospice:

For a general overview of Hospice Care resources, start with MedlinePlus: Hospice Care.

Recommended Hospice Books and Memoirs

Open “Changing the way we die : compassionate end-of-lif…” in catalog Changing the way we die : compassionate end-of-lif… Open “A healing touch : true stories of life, death, and…” in catalog A healing touch : true stories of life, death, and… Open “Hospice voices : lessons for living at the end of …” in catalog Hospice voices : lessons for living at the end of … Open “Living at the end of life : a hospice nurse addres…” in catalog Living at the end of life : a hospice nurse addres… Open “On dogs and dying : inspirational stories from hos…” in catalog On dogs and dying : inspirational stories from hos… Open “When evening comes : the education of a hospice vo…” in catalog When evening comes : the education of a hospice vo…
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Some options for hospice care and volunteer opportunities in Topeka include:

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Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Arts & Crafts Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, and frequent library customer, especially with her children. She reads a new book every few days, but recently loved Adorkable by Sarra Manning, Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman and Tin Star by Cecil Castellucchi.