Ep. 07 What Hospice Patients Know that the Rest of Us Don’t

Dr. Karen Wyatt discusses the lessons she learned about life from working with hospice patients. These lessons were the foundation of her award-winning book What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying.

In this call you will learn:

-the true meaning of joy
-how to let go of the past
-why you must let life change you

Dr. Karen Wyatt discusses the lessons she learned about life from working with hospice patients. These lessons were the foundation of her award-winning book What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying.

In this call you will learn:

-the true meaning of joy
-how to let go of the past
-why you must let life change you

Ep. 06 Five Wishes for the End-of-Life

This interview is with Paul Malley, President of Aging With Dignity, a national non-profit organization that created the Five Wishes document for recording end-of-life preferences. In this interview you will learn:
-Why, how and when you should create an advance directive
-The most important question addressed by an advance directive, especially Five Wishes
-How to talk to your loved ones about your wishes at the end-of-life

This interview is with Paul Malley, President of Aging With Dignity, a national non-profit organization that created the Five Wishes document for recording end-of-life preferences. In this interview you will learn:
-Why, how and when you should create an advance directive
-The most important question addressed by an advance directive, especially Five Wishes
-How to talk to your loved ones about your wishes at the end-of-life

Ep. 05 Leave a Written Legacy for Your Loved Ones

Join Dr. Wyatt and her guest Nanette Randall for this interview to learn:
-Why creating a personal history to leave for your loved ones is important
-What you can do now to begin preserving your stories and life wisdom for the people you love
-Options for sharing your stories and getting professional writing help if needed

Join Dr. Wyatt and her guest Nanette Randall for this interview to learn:
-Why creating a personal history to leave for your loved ones is important
-What you can do now to begin preserving your stories and life wisdom for the people you love
-Options for sharing your stories and getting professional writing help if needed

Ep. 04 Death: A Love Story

In this interview film director Michelle LeBrun will be discussing her award-winning documentary “Death: A Love Story” which chronicles the illness and death of her late husband Mel. She will describe the process of making the movie, her experiences with the medical profession as her husband was dying, and also how the movie is currently being used to educate medical professionals about death and dying.

You will learn about:

-the healing journey at the end-of-life from the caregiver and patient perspective
-how a spiritual approach to the dying process can be helpful
-the importance of mindfulness training for medical professionals

Interview with Michelle LeBrun, documentary filmmaker.

In this interview film director Michelle LeBrun will be discussing her award-winning documentary “Death: A Love Story” which chronicles the illness and death of her late husband Mel. She will describe the process of making the movie, her experiences with the medical profession as her husband was dying, and also how the movie is currently being used to educate medical professionals about death and dying.

You will learn about:

-the healing journey at the end-of-life from the caregiver and patient perspective
-how a spiritual approach to the dying process can be helpful
-the importance of mindfulness training for medical professionals