Seasons Hospice Community Education
Seasons Hospice staff and volunteers with expertise in hospice care and bereavement support are available to speak to your professional or religious group, civic organization, club, school, or business in Rochester MN, and the greater southeastern Minnesota area which includes Olmsted County, Dodge County, Fillmore County, Goodhue County, Mower County, Wabasha County, and Winona County.
Presentations vary in length from a 15 minute talk to multiple day in-services, workshops, and groups. Programs can be designed to meet the specific needs of any size group. Dates and locations are negotiable. Sample topics are listed below.
Sample Topics – Hospice
The Basics of Hospice Services – Facts and Philosophies
When is it Time for Hospice?
Pain and Other Symptom Management
Caring for the Seriously Ill Patient
Care of the Caregiver
Advance Directives and Living Wills
Music Therapy and Hospice Care
Walking With a Loved One Who is Dying
Supporting Families of Hospice Patients
Getting Involved as a Volunteer
Bereavement Information For General Audiences
Myths & Facts about Bereavement
What Do I Say to the Terminally Ill?
Supporting Someone Who Is Grieving
Grief and Loss
Grief in the Workplace
Coping with Grief During the Holidays/Special Days
Anticipatory Grief for Loved Ones
Bereavement Information For Health Care Professionals, Volunteers, And Anyone Who Supports the Bereaved
Maintaining Healthy Boundaries
Caring for Yourself While Caring For Another
To request a speaker, please contact Kathi Mesick at 507-285-1930.