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Healthcare Whisperer

Healthcare Whisperer


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Hari Khalsa, MSN, FNP, nurse practitioner and founder of Healthcare Whisperer, a patient advocacy company. Healthcare Whisperer is committed to the belief that every person deserves the best possible access to healthcare and to be treated with dignity, integrity and compassion.

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This is the continuing story of my mother's passing. In this episode I will talk about what happens after the death, the details like dealing with planning two memorials, social security, finances, wills and final bills. I don't think a person is... more

This episode is about my experience of my mother's final days. How hospice care was critical, how the assisted living staff dealt with the process and the details after death. It is a time of joy and sadness, grief and celebration. It will be about... more

Have you ever wondered what it took to be a bone marrow donor? Sat Nirmal K Khalsa was a donor for her sister who contracted a blood disorder from being a first responder on and after 9/11 at Ground Zero. Without her bone marrow,... more

This episode continues the journey of dealing with my mother's dying and the facility indifference. I will be talking about my insights into being a caregiver. I know many others have had similar experiences, the loneliness one can... more

This is a continuation of my journey with my Mother. This episode I will talk about what has happened lately and the constant worry one has as a caregiver. I never know when the next problem will arise or what it may entail.

Today's guest is Howard Block, elder care patient advocate expert. He is my go to person for any difficult situations with my elder clients. He has been practicing in this field for over 20 years and his expertise is inspiring. One of the issues we... more

The endless drama continues. I have learned to never let my guard down and expect the unexpected. I am going to talk about DNR and specialized Physician signed specific orders on what you want at the end of life. A DNR may not be... more

The world of assisted living and hospice is not easy. Walking the road with my mother as she is dying is painful and inspiring. Some days I feel very lucky to have this time and other times my head is spinning.

Just as Meghan Trainor says in her song"It's all about the bass", I say with assisted living and hospice, "it's all about the regs". I have kept my mother safe by knowing what her rights are and what the regulations are. This blog will be... more

What a crazy ride this journey is. Minefields galore. My mother continues to decline and I can hardly keep up. This blog is about working with hospice and getting the assisted living to respond. Lessons learned that I hope will help you
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