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Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific

May 30th 2018: Prison Hospice

The prison population is aging and with the longer sentences of recent years, more and more prisoners are dying without ever being released. How are they cared for? Is there anyone there to comfort or witness them in the final hours of their lives? There is a movement afoot to train other prisoners to offer care and compassion at the end of life. The impact on the ones who are doing this work, both prisoners and trainers, is profound. With the potential for loving end of life care, no matter what mistakes have been made, there is hope of an impact on a system that has certainly not always been

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Ladybird Rolling Morgan

Ladybird Morgan is Co-Founder and Project Director of the Humane Prison Hospice Project. Initially, as both a hospice nurse and sexual assault nurse examiner, she provided direct care to people dying and those surviving sexual assault.
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Sandra Fish

Sandra Fish is a Co-Founder of the Humane Prison Hospice Project. An actor, writer, caregiver, with decades of passion for prison reform and EOL issues, she taught in Riker’s Island Prison, worked as an employment specialist for newly released prisoners in Manhattan, attended ex-prisoner support groups, sat in on parole hearings, and visited SingSing to observe classrooms there.
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Susan Barber

I’m grateful to have worked with people who are dying, and those who care for them, for 30 years.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief-with-cheryl-jones 29/06/2022 02:00 29/06/2022 03:00 Good Grief with Cheryl Jones https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief-with-cheryl-jones The prison population is aging and with the longer sentences of recent years, more and more prisoners are dying without ever being released. How are they cared for? Is there anyone there to comfort or witness them in the final hours of their lives? There is a movement afoot to train other prisoners to offer care and compassion at the end of life. The impact on the ones who are doing this work, both prisoners and trainers, is profound. With the potential for loving end of life care, no matter what mistakes have been made, there is hope of an impact on a system that has certainly not always been kind. Join us to talk with people who train inmates in end of life compassion Why are they drawn to it? What has it taught them? And what can we all learn about universal compassion? VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio ecards@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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