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Working with the dying patient

Hospice workers find peace in helping patients find comfort at end of life

Preparing for approaching death

Amazon Prime movies related to dying

When the time comes, could you let go and die?

Doulas For The Dying

Patients want to be at home, but home hospice care can be tough on families -  NPR article

More Americans Are Dying At Home

Continuing Ed Hours Tracker Form

The State of Maine requires hospice volunteers to complete 8 hours of continuing education each year.

To view a document in Adobe PDF reader, 
please click on the PDF icon to the left of 
the title.

Please note you may download the Continuing Education hours form to keep track of time spent on books, articles, movies, and documentaries throughout 2021.

New Articles, Videos, Book Recommendations for 2020 Continuing Ed

Hospice Care Continues, Without The Human Touch

My Grandmother's Last Days Were In Our LivingRoom

Take Care of Yourself E-Book

Aging In Place - Hospice Care

Dying in Style by Audrey J. Parker

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Excellent Book on Grief. The Year of Magical Thinking

by Joan Didion. Reading time: 3 hours

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A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

The death of his wife compelled Mr. Lewis to write a book about grief and his faith.  Reading time: 1 hour

Hospice: Demanded But Threatened By

Covid-19

Interactions with Family and Friends

The Friendly Visit (as a Volunteer)

Please note four new Ted Talks have been added and three wonderful podcasts by Mitch Ware, a Hospice Volunteer.

Podcasts About Hospice by Mitch Ware

Myths about Hospice

What to say to someone who
is dying?

SUGGESTED READING  

* THE 4 THINGS THAT MATTER THE MOST BY IRA BROCK, M.D.
* THE ART OF LOSING: POEMS OF GRIEF AND HEALING BY KEVIN YOUNG
* LESSONS FROM THE DYING BY RODNEY SMITH
* AT HOME WITH THE DYING: A ZEN HOSPICE APPROACH BY MERRILL COLLETT
* THE LITTLE BOOK OF MINDFULNESS BY PATRICIA COLLARD
* BECAUSE YOU'VE NEVER DIED BEFORE BY KATHLEEN PUSNAK, P.H.D.
* HERE FOR NOW BY ELANA ROSENBLAUM
* BEING MORTAL BY DR. ATUL GAWANDE

** For some wonderful Blog articles, please visit www.1800Hospice 

For our Volunteers

Volunteer and Community Educational & Support Materials

I am now a Caregiver, Help!