Learn how this hospice nurse and end-of-life doula is making a difference by sharing the tools she has learned.
My guest Gabrielle Elise Jimenez is a hospice nurse, end-of-life doula and conscious dying educator. She is also the author of three books intended to teach others how to provide care to their own dying loved ones. She talks about the tools she feels are most important for caregivers to learn and she also shares information about her Facebook page that exploded with new members when people started posting about their grief. Learn more about her books and courses at her website:
This episode includes:
- How Gabby ended up becoming a hospice nurse and an end-of-life doula
- The tools needed to care for a dying loved one at home
- How to help families with grief in hospice
- How Gabby tapped into the huge need for grief support that exists in our world right now
- Advice for healthcare professionals who need to recognize their own grief
- How to stay in balance while doing emotionally challenging work
- The impact of COVID on hospice workers
- 3 things everyone should know about death and dying
- How to live our best lives by recognizing that we will die one day
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