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Caregiving and Loss: Family Needs, Professional Responses

WHYY hosted the Hospice Foundation of America's Eighth Annual National Bereavement Teleconference on April 18, 2001, as part of a Wider Horizons Forum that focused on ways professionals can more effectively assist family caregivers. Presentations included:

The use of mindfulness as a tool in developing empathy with patients and their families.

How to assess and communicate with families suffering grief and loss.

Cultural and religious perspectives on caregiving and loss.

(To listen to these presentations you need to have RealPlayer software installed on your system. You can download a free copy here.)