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Advance Directives: Having the Talk
What Is Hospice Care?
Getting Your Affairs in Order
Managing Pain: Beyond Drugs
Pain Medications for Palliative Care
Neonatal Palliative Care: Focus on Life
Pediatric Palliative Care: Easing Your Child's Suffering
What is anticipatory grief?
Is anticipatory grief normal for caregivers?
What are common feelings from anticipatory grief?
Can you feel grief before a loved one dies?
How can you take control of your feelings of grief as a primary caregiver?
What should you do if you feel overwhelmed as a primary caregiver?
Why is it important to create memories if you feel grief as a primary caregiver?
What personal things should you make time for when you're someone's main caregiver?
Why should you be honest about your feelings of grief as a caregiver?
Feeling Grief and Loss While You're a Caregiver
Planning For Your Death
When should you switch to hospice care for your loved one?
Where can you get help and support when your loved one is dying?
What are other signs of death?
What are the signs one to three months before death?
What are the signs one to two weeks before death?
What are the signs of death within days or hours?
What should you do in the last days or hours of death of your loved one?
When do doctors stop life support?
What are the different types of life support?
How are opioids taken?
What are non-drug options for easing pain due to an illness?
When can I start palliative care?
What are things loved ones can do to help me with a life-threatening illness?
What causes bone pain and how can it be treated?
What causes nerve pain and how can it be alleviated during palliative care?
What are advance directives?
What are some things to consider in a living will?
What are things to look for when choosing a medical power of attorney?
How do I create an advance directive?
What should I discuss with my medical power of attorney?
What are side effects of opioids?
Does palliative care mean you are dying?
What are symptoms palliative care may help?
Should you tell a child about a life-threatening illness?
What are resources for dementia caregivers?
How do you tell your loved ones about a life-threatening illness?
What diseases can be treated with palliative care?
Who can get palliative care?
Is grieving normal if you find out your unborn baby has a life-threatening illness?
What are tips to help a 10- to 12-year-old sibling cope with their feelings about a sick or dying child?
What is palliative care for children?
Does insurance cover palliative care?
What is the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization?
What is the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine?
What is the National Institutes of Health: Clinical Trials on Palliative Care?
What wishes should parents consider if their unborn baby or newborn has a life-threatening disease?
What are the goals of palliative care?
What do birth plans include if you have a baby with a life-threatening disease?
How can parents find support if their baby has a life threatening disease?
What is the first step in finding palliative care?
What kinds of emotions do some new or expecting parents feel after they learn their baby has a life-threatening disease?
What is true clinical depression due to a life-threatening illness?
How can clinical depression be treated?
What should I expect if I talk to my children about life-threatening conditions?
What might happen if parents avoid a child's questions about death if the child has a life-threatening illness?
What are examples of what a palliative care team might do?
How can a palliative care team help you and your child with emotions?
How well can infant and toddler siblings of a sick or dying child understand what is happening?
How do I break bad news to my children if they have a life-threatening condition?
What are some tips to help a teenager take charge of their feelings about a sick or dying sibling?
How does palliative care work and how is it different than hospice?
Who should get palliative care?
If your baby has a life-threatening disease, who should you share the information with?
Should you talk with your child about death if they have a life-threatening condition or a terminal illness?
What are tips to help a 3- to 5-year-old sibling cope with their feelings about a sick or dying child?
What are signs you or your loved one may have clinical depression due to a life-threatening illness?
What can palliative medicines help with?
What can parents say if they don't want to use the words "die, dead", and "dying" with their sick child?
How do 10- to 12-year-olds understand death?
How do 3- to 5-year olds understand a sick or dying sibling?
Who is on a palliative care team?
What should you know about palliative care if your baby is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness?
What does neonatal palliative care look like during delivery?
When is palliative care recommended for newborns?
How do you know what palliative medications to use?
How do 6- to 9-year-olds understand death and dying?
What are some tips to soothe and care for an infant or toddler if their sibling is sick or dying?
What services can a palliative care team provide?
How is palliative care different from hospice?
If your child has a life-threatening condition and you're not sure how to talk to them about it, is there a medical professional who can help you?
How might children react sometimes to heavy conversations about their life-threatening condition?
What are some questions to ask your palliative care team?
How do I get palliative care?
Are there resources to start the conversation with a child about their life-threatening condition?
What do neonatal palliative care givers assist in?
How might siblings of a child with a life-threatening condition react?
What happens if your doctor is hesitating to make a referral for palliative care?
When is palliative care needed for an unborn baby or a newborn?
How do you pay for palliative care?
What does neonatal palliative care look like after the baby is born?
Are people with life-threatening illnesses more likely to be depressed?
How do teenagers understand death?
What are tips to help a 6- to 9-year-old sibling cope with their feelings about a sick or dying child?
If you have life-threatening illness, why is talking about it important?
What is the Center to Advance Palliative Care?
What if you are feeling grief and anxiety rather than depression from a life-threatening illness?
What happens during a baby's life for neonatal palliative care?
What are national resources to help locate palliative care programs?
What should parents know about their baby's life-threatening condition?
Should you consider getting a second opinion if your baby is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness?
How should I talk to my child about death?
Who should you talk to if you or your loved one has clinical depression and a life-threatening illness?
Who can help a family deal with a child's serious illness?
If one of my kids is in the hospital, how can I make my other children feel included if they can't go to the hospital?
How can families find a pediatric palliative care team?
Who are child-life specialists and how can they help siblings of children with a serious illness?
How can you make children feel more normal if their sibling is sick?
Who is a part of a hospice care team?
What is an advance directive?
What are side effects of drugs taken for pain during palliative or hospice care?
Do palliative care and hospice care use medications for pain?
When might a pediatric palliative care team be recommended?
What is pediatric palliative care (PAC)?
Do you need to get a referral for a pediatric palliative care team?
What do you do if there is not a pediatric palliative care team available at your child's hospital?
Will insurance pay for palliative or hospice care?
What is hospice care?
What is a durable power of attorney for health care?
Can you get addicted to opiates for palliative or hospice care?
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Talking to Children about Death
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Caring for a Person With Dementia
How to Get Pediatric Palliative Care
Why Caregiving Can Lead to Depression
Questions of Death and Dying
Siblings of Children with Serious Illnesses
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