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  • 01:01

    A Conversation About End of Life Care: The How, Why, Who and When

    in Health

    Howard Block and I will be discussing how to talk about end of life care with a loved one, patient or friend.  It can be difficult to know how to approach the topic and exactly what to say.  We will discuss why it shouldn't be a conversation with  only your doctor but also your family.  Why is it important?  It is a topic no one wants to have but it can be so helpful knowing what a loved onewants when death is near. We both have had the experience of working with people who knew what they wanted and others who didn't.  We have learned the importance of this conversation and how it helps families.  We are talking about people saying exactly how much care they want whether full code or not.  We hope to remove some of the fear and uncertainty that people experience.  It is our goal for listeners to know it is their choice.

  • 00:17

    Gradual Dying and End-of-Life Care, Part 3

    in Self Help

    This podcast will help you get ready to face the inevitable unpleasant things that will happen in your life -- things like trouble, suffering, sickness, and death -- the death of people you love and your own death. 


    The Bible says in  Romans 6:23: "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord."


    The featured quote for this episode is from Ernest Hemingway. He said, "Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another."


    Our topic for today is titled "Gradual Dying and End-of-Life Care (Part 3)" from the book, "The Art of Dying: Living Fully into the Life to Come" by Rob Moll. 


    --- Miracle Makers 


    Despite the opportunities of gradual dying, some Christian thinkers and theologians have tended to focus on the challenging questions of bioethics—how and when to apply or withdraw medical technology. At the same time, individual Christians have often placed their hope in the effectiveness of medical therapies to delay death. 


    Gradual dying means we must be ever wiser regarding our use of medical treatments, particularly when these interventions are designed to treat sudden emergencies such as car accidents and heart attacks, not necessarily diseases of old age. While CPR, ventilators or radical surgery may be appropriate for an otherwise healthy fifty-year-old man who happens to have clogged arteries, the procedures may not be wise on a frail eighty-five-year-old. 


    Or they might be. The use of medicine to cure or slow the advance of a disease can be a compelling and effective option amid the uncertainty of an elderly person's long decline. 


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  • 00:21

    Gradual Dying and End-of-Life Care, Part 4

    in Self Help

    This podcast will help you get ready to face the inevitable unpleasant things that will happen in your life -- things like trouble, suffering, sickness, and death -- the death of people you love and your own death. 


    The Bible says in  1 Corinthians 15:51-52: "Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed."


    The featured quote for this episode is from Benjamin Franklin. He said, "Fear not death for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal."


    Our topic for today is titled "Gradual Dying and End-of-Life Care (Part 4)" from the book, "The Art of Dying: Living Fully into the Life to Come" by Rob Moll. 


    --- Are Christians Too Pro-Life? 


    A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that people of religious faith (95 percent of whom were Christians) were three times more likely to choose aggressive medical treatment at the end of their lives, even though they knew they were dying and that the treatments were unlikely to lengthen their lives. The study determined “that relying upon religion to cope with terminal cancer may contribute to receiving aggressive medical care near death.” One of the researchers told me, “patients who received outside clergy visits had worse quality of death scores in comparison to those who did not.” In other words, our churches are not teaching us to die well. Why? 


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  • 00:17

    Gradual Dying and End-of-Life Care, Part 2 (Preparing for the Inevitable #7)

    in Self Help

    The Bible says in Psalm 146:2-4: "While I live will I praise the Lord: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being. Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish."


    The featured quote for this episode is from Martin Luther King Jr. He said, "No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for."


    Our topic for today is titled "Gradual Dying and End-of-Life Care (Part 2)" from the book, "The Art of Dying: Living Fully into the Life to Come" by Rob Moll.


    --- A Unique Opportunity


    Unfortunately today, fewer people are caring for more elderly. 


    Chronic illnesses mean that dying takes a longer period of time and involves more complicated medical issues. Despite these challenges, the trend toward gradual dying offers a unique opportunity. "For the first time in human history," Kiernan writes, "we can anticipate our mortality." Of course, the fact of death is not new, but our ability to be reasonably certain that it is or is not around the corner is exceptional. Not only can we look our own death in the eye, but we may have years to do so, during which time we can still work, enjoy family or go on a mission trip. Many Christians find in these final years the opportunity to experience the most valuable years of life. 


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  • 02:07

    End Times Bible Study

    in Christianity

    Power 4 life presents its weekly end times bible study plus live music

  • 00:14

    The End

    in Entertainment

    There can be no beginning if there is an end.The end is actually the beginning. You are done when you are free from fear, you are at peace with yourself, you see everyone & everything as God, & all you experience is Love. The end of the endings, is a gateway to the infinite. Only love is real, hence all separation is an illusion.

  • 00:47

    Advance Care Planning, End of Life Plans

    in Health

    Dr. Jonas will review a fascinating Advanced Care Planning Symposium he attended at UD last weekend which included an introduction to a new proposed DNR form for Ohio (MOLST form).  Grief and loss is the topic of Dr Synonymous Blog this week.  Other blogs and tweets may be mentioned as the show moves along.  Listen in.  Join the chat room.

  • 00:27

    Self Love, Self Care! Live From England! Life Coach Suzie Welstead!

    in Spirituality

    http://suziebelieve2achieve4ever@virginmedia.com


    https://www.facebook.com/believe2achieve4ever/timeline


    As a child, I experienced a lot of physical abuse from my mother. It was an upbringing with no kisses or cuddling. At the age of seventeen I left home in a panic and spent the night in a refuge center feeling unloved and unwanted. I went on to raise a family. No matter what was happening in my life I always looked on the bright side. At one point I invested in a life coaching course and NLP. I understand thoughts and feelings so well that my mission in life is to help women love, forgive, and accept themselves.

  • 01:00

    The Life Lab :Episode 6 "Self Care Is Community Care" Healing in Activism

    in Health

    The Life Lab: Mega Minds Building Mega Bodies empowers listeners be the best version of themselves through physical fitness and mental fitness on their individual path to achieving greatness. Co-hosts Jace and Lex examine the mind-body connection in live coaching sessions that pinpoint problems and strategies to overcome barriers that promote self care and positive change.


    Jace is a personal trainer and nutrition coach who loves seeing the internal transformation that comes from people taking their health and well being to the next level. Lex is a life and creative coach who loves supporting people to be their best, most authentic selves and live the life of their dreams.  Together they dig deep into the experiment of life, where you are the secret ingredient.


    Special Guest: Elmo Painter 


    Elmo is a Performer, Certified Reiki Master, Relaxation Therapist, Writer, Sensual Educator, and Love Enthusiast who resides in Chicago, IL. Her role in this life is to be a Muse, an emotional healer, and an implement of whimsical awakening.


    http://elmopainter.com/

  • 00:15

    Favor Life, The Process Of There................................................

    in Christianity

    Favor Life is a 15 minute radio empowerment segment designed to encourage the Christian Believer in their walk of faith and trust everyday through life situations and circumstance. The goal of this radio broadcast is to spiritually empower each believer in their process of growing and maturing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ daily. For the Christian Believer ,who is in this world but operate and live in a different system of faith , we learn to manifest the glory of the Lord in our everyday life by faith , trust and obedience to God's Word. The journey of faith and trust is one that is to be enjoyed as we walk in the victory, purpose and destiny of our process to "there". Our "there" place is the place of our making that expresses the identity and character of Jesus Christ to a world who does not see or know Christ unless we show Him even in the conflicts that we face in our everyday life. So join in as we go through the process of "there" and see the favor of our King in everyday life on "Favor Life". 
     

  • Klarque Garrison of "Survive 365"

    in Books

    Mr. 365, D. Klarque Garrison, host of the blog, Survive 365, and the blog talk radio show, Survive 365: The Conversation of Survive 365 discusses his book, How to Survive the Next 365 | Your Lifeline to a Better Life.