Educating Our Community About Hospice Care
When facing the complexities of a terminal diagnosis, hospice care provides the comfort and support to help you through. Education plays a critical role in understanding what to expect from end-of-life care and how to plan for the future. Hospice of Davidson County offers a wide range of educational and outreach opportunities to connect our community with the tools they need to gain peace of mind.
Current Topics Offered
Caregiving is a challenging role that is draining and often under-appreciated. Most caregivers have to dive in with no training and little support. Caregiver Academy provides practical education and support one class at a time, so you can be a confident, courageous and competent caregiver for your loved one. Classes are taught by community experts, are open to those who provide care to their family members and are FREE of charge.
Blessing of the Hands
Recognizing and blessing those who care for others.
Are You Traveling Without a Road Map? Healthcare Decision Making and Planning
Understanding the importance of healthcare decision-making and making your wishes known.
Overview of Hospice Care
Everything you wanted to know about hospice care and end of life.
Grief, Loss and Caring for the Caregiver
Recognizing the importance of the caregiver and how to manage grief, loss and the caregiver.
Meaning-Making at End of Life
Understanding communication as end of life approaches.
When Hospice Might Be An Option
Recognizing the signs of when hospice care could be beneficial.
Understanding the choices about eating and drinking at end of life. Dementia, Alzheimer’s and hospice care. Learning how hospice care can help with this unique terminal illness.
Faith – Health Connection
Understanding the spiritual component of health and well-being.
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