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palliative care

COMMUNICATION – Words Matter

If you attended one of the foundation’s past events, you may remember there was a fair amount of talking taking place: about art, our story, caregivers and palliative care. But over the past year, with everything that has been going on, you are forgiven if you’re a little fuzzy on some of the language and…
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The Communal Table

One of the best parts of the StewARTworks Foundation’s annual gallery event is enjoying a glass of prosecco or rose, along with a tasty snack or two while talking with all the wonderful people there to support the foundation and its mission. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to do that this year. Even though we…
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Creativity in the time of COVID

This year, I think everyone can agree, has been unusual – surreal actually. A tiny virus, COVID-19, shut down the world for months and even now, we find our daily lives unbalanced and skewed. Businesses have closed, homes have been turned into schools, offices, playgrounds and hospitals. Large gatherings are ill-advised and discouraged. Yet, with…
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Online Resources – Advance Care Planning

CONVERSATION PROJECT – Dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for advance health care planning. An initiative of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) which focuses on improving science and patient safety to advance and sustain better outcomes in health and health care across the world. AARP ADVANCE DIRECTIVE FORMS CENTER FOR PRACTICAL BIOETHICS…
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Online Resources: Pain Management

Helpful links to organization and online guides regarding pain and pain management.
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The Role of Art in Pain Management

Studies show that art can be therapeutic for cancer patients and their caregivers.
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Definitions: Palliative Care

A brief description of important words, terms and phrases related to palliative care.
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Reality of Palliative Care

Understand the reality of palliative care and when you should seek it out.
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Caregivers & Palliative Care

How caregivers can balance the stresses and demands of caregiving and palliative care.
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