Emotional and spiritual concerns
As you approach the end of life, you may struggle with talking about death and dying, and finding hope and meaning. Here we offer ideas for starting conversations, and managing emotional and spiritual concerns.
Learn more about:
- Talking about dying
- The effect on people close to you
- How to tell children
- If you live alone
- Coping with change and loss
- Spirituality at the end of life
Podcast: Living with Dying
Dr Megan Ritchie, Staff Specialist Palliative Medicine, Palliative Care Service, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, NSW; Gabrielle Asprey, Cancer Support Consultant, Cancer Council NSW; Rosemary Cavanough, Consumer; Louise Durham, Nurse Practitioner, Metro South Palliative Care Service, QLD; Tracey Gardner, Senior Psychologist, Cancer Counselling Service, Cancer Council Queensland; Karen Hall, 13 11 20 Consultant, Cancer Council SA; Linda Nolte, Program Director, Advance Care Planning Australia, VIC; Rowena Robinson, Clinical Advisor, Palliative Care Australia, ACT; Helena Rodi, Program Manager, Advance Care Planning Australia, VIC.
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