Louie Handugan with Vitas Hospice in Sacramento, shares about the role hospice can play for people as they go through the final stage of a love’s life. Hospice is a team approach to palliative care. Louie will dispel some of the myths about hospice, such as, “If I go on hospice, does it mean I’m […]
Steve Smith serves the community of Placer, Sacramento, Yolo and El Dorado counties as a Chaplain with Green Valley Hospice. He journeys with people during their last stage in life as well as with families who are adjusting to life without their loved one. His passion is to help us experience a healthy grief journey.
Laura Wayman focuses on Dementia Awareness helping people understand this devastating, and terminal, disease.
Laura Wayman has broken the code to caring for people with memory issues. Watching a loved one succumb to the debilitating effects of memory loss due to Alzheimer’s and various other forms of dementia definitely is a harsh experience. Laura is aware of the devastating effects on the caregivers. During this program, Laura and Ron […]
Anticipatory Grief – This program features insight into understanding behavior changes of those who suffer from memory loss related disesases such an Alzheimer’s or Dementia. When someone struggles with memory loss, the caregivers grieve the loss of their loved one bit by bit and go through what Laura refers to as “Unfolding Grief.” Laura refers to Alzheimer’s as […]