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Dying To Talk #3: Caregiving

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Dr. Dawn Gross

Feeling lost, overwhelmed, and invisible -- these are just some of the challenging emotions nearly all caregivers encounter.  

Join a conversation with guests intimately with the struggles of caring for a dying loved one and discover how, even as we face great loss, something magical becomes possible.  March 10 at 7pm.

Dawn Gross, MD, PhD has been caring for people with life-threatening illnesses for over a decade. She is committed to revolutionizing the way we talk about — and prepare for — death.  On her special KALW series Dying To Talk, she and her guests will create a safe space to transform the experience of end-of-life conversations from dread to discovery.

Resources:

East Bay Support Group

Family Caregiver Alliance

Next Step in Care: Family Caregivers & Healthcare Professionals Working Together

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization: Caregiving

Care Transitions for Patients and Caregivers

Caregiving.com: Caring for you as you care for your family

Savvy Psychologist: 6 Things You Didn't Know About Caregiving

Matt Martin was KALW’s general manager from 2006 through 2018. Under his leadership, KALW grew into one of the most productive and innovative stations in public radio. Programs launched at KALW during Matt’s tenure as GM include the award-winning local newsmagazine Crosscurrents, the design podcast 99% Invisible, and the Spanish-language narrative journalism program Radio Ambulante. He helped create the station’s Audio Academy, a year-long program aimed at developing new talents in public radio, and led the first broad-based strategic planning process in the station’s history.