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Episode 143 – Jay Perry: Journeying Through Cancer

Canadian photographer Jay Perry was thirty-one years old when his father was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.  Jay’s business was just taking off, with a portfolio that included artists Snoop Dogg, Usher and Gwen Stefani, but he decided to stop working and move in...

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Episode 142: Facing Cancer

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Jennifer Schosheim is one of America’s low-profile but critical pieces of the healthcare puzzle delivering person-centered care outside the operating room.  In today’s show, Jennifer tells us about her work counseling cancer patients...

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Episode 141 – The Caregivers: Social Practice Art

Director and Creator Nell Bang-Jensen talks about her play “The Caregivers,” created in collaboration with Philadelphia-area home health aides, hospice workers and family caregivers, several who performed in the play. Part fantasy, part reenacted stories based on the...

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Episode 140 – Frank Morelli: No Sad Songs

In his new Young Adult (YA) novel, “No Sad Songs,” author Frank Morelli explores youth caregiving through the character Gabe LoScuda, an eighteen-year-old thrust into the role of caregiver for his grandfather when tragedy strikes the family.  Gabe’s grandfather is a...

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Being There

Why are conversations about death so hard?  And how can we learn to say goodbye in a healthy way?  Author Julie Saeger Nierenberg explores these and other tough questions in her book “Daddy, This Is It: Being-With My Dying Dad.”  On today’s show, Julie tells us how...

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