EDUCATION & RESOURCES
The Conversations Webinars
Dementia & Hospice: Where They Intersect
Watch as Weinstein Hospice and our team of experts take an inside look at resources available for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, and how accessing Palliative Care and/or Hospice benefits (already covered by Medicare and most insurance) can help patients and families manage symptoms and outcomes more effectively.
Operation Lockdown: Navigating Social Media and Other Critical Documents after a Loss
Will you be able to pass along important information to loved ones, such as email accounts, investment accounts, online banking accounts, and important photo accounts? Weinstein Hospice hosted an informative and entertaining webinar exploring exactly what makes up one’s digital estate, detailing the many reasons why it’s important, and reviewing the specific ways you can organize and safeguard your digital estate.
Myths vs. Facts: Taking the Fear out of Hospice & Palliative Care
Watch as Weinstein Hospice offers a myth-busting look at this often feared yet misunderstood type of care. Our expert panel will share common misconceptions about Hospice and Palliative Care services that may keep people from accessing this very important and meaningful stage of the care process.
Ethical Wills: Passing Your Values and Lessons to Family
An Ethical Will is a personal document that you can create to communicate your values, experiences, and life lessons to your family. Weinstein Hospice Chaplain Donna Fay Marcus, along with local clergy and an attorney, to explore the what, why, and how of preparing your next generation from the Jewish and Christian perspective.
Widow Wisdom: Tips on Preparing for the Unexpected
Author Jennifer O’Brien and writer/entrepreneur Lori LoCicero share stories from widowhood to educate others on becoming better prepared when it comes to losing a loved one. From their personal experience, they have each created very different resources: a book an often humorous card game – that can help start important conversations, remind us how to live presently, and gently guide us through our grief and loss.
Interfaith Views on Death, Dying, and Hospice
Religion is an important part of many people’s lives, particularly as we get closer to the end of life. What role does faith and spirituality play when planning and exploring end-of-life care for a loved one? This webinar discusses Jewish, Muslim, and Christian views on death, dying, and hospice. There is no better time than the present to think about how the traditions of different faiths might influence your preferences when you or your loved one begins making decisions on end-of-life care.
The Georgia Directives: What Exactly Do They Mean?
Directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your decisions about end-of-life care in advance. These important records help express wishes and can avoid confusion for family, friends and care professionals. Industry experts discuss how to navigate advance directives.
Helping Families Through This Journey
“As long as we live, they too will live; for they are now a part of us as long as we remember them…” — Sylvan Kamens & Rabbi Jack Riemer
At Weinstein Hospice, we serve people of all faiths. Our chaplain is trained to provide compassionate spiritual care in a way that is relevant and meaningful to each individual, regardless of religious observance or faith. In addition, our professional team has been educated in Jewish traditions and culture and is also appreciative of and sensitive to the diversity of expression within the Jewish community.
Weinstein Hospice also holds educational programs for the community to help throughout this journey. Check here periodically for resources that are free and open to all.
Meet Chaplain Donna Faye
Our Chaplain, Cantor Donna Faye Marcus, provides spiritual support for each patient and their family, and also serves as our Chaplain and Manager of Spiritual and Bereavement Services. Please learn more about Cantor Donna and our other supportive leaders.
Additional Helpful Resources
At Weinstein Hospice, we understand there are many complexities to the grieving process. We offer a wide range of resources to help the spectrum and variety that you may face