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What is a Doctor’s Role in Advance Care Planning? An Interview with Dr. Karl Steinberg, MD: Part One

A medical doctor discusses his passion for palliative and hospice care

Today SevenPonds chats with Dr. Karl Steinberg, MD. about his two-decade medical practice focusing on palliative and hospice care. Dr. Steinberg is the medical director of three nursing homes and Hospice by the Sea (since 1995). He currently sits on the … Continue reading

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A Friend in Life and Death

Ann Clark incorporates her Stanford science background, a Masters in Transpersonal Psychology and a clinical massage certification to meet the needs of seniors approaching the end of life

Ann Clark has a playful light in her blue-green eyes. Now in her seventies, her exuberant presence is inviting, and you just want to be her friend. Ann’s zest for life shines even through the countless hours spent by the … Continue reading

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How Do Care Plans Factor into End-Of-Life Services? An Interview with Janet Brush, Part Two

Janet Brush talks about how care plans are used to take away some of the confusion at the end-of-life, and how you can reach out to refer someone in need to a care manager

Today SevenPonds speaks with Janet Brush, who is the founder and managing director of Senior Alternatives — a company that is focused on providing comprehensive senior care to residents in the Bay Area (read part one here). Janet has extensive … Continue reading

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