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

Understanding Bereavement

Maintaining Healthy Boundaries

Therapeutic Interventions

Caring for Yourself While Caring For Another

Speaker Request

To request a speaker, please contact Kathi Mesick at 507-285-1930.