Links We Like: November 1, 2013

| By Jodi Horton

If you’re a bit of a wordsmith and have some personal experience with caregiving, you might consider entering the CaringBridge and Hallmark greeting card contest. The Caring Messages card contest celebrates National Family Caregiver Month, and winning cards will go on sale in February 2014. Read more: CaringBridge and Hallmark Launch Greeting Card Contest to Recognize National Family Caregiver Month

We’re excited for this new Showtime documentary about end-of-life. Time of Death will explore the experiences of real individuals as they face the last months of life. Documentary premieres tonight! Learn more: Showtime Network Premieres New Documentary on EOL

Reflection at the end of life can be deeply profound and spiritual, and hospice chaplains often serve as guides and listeners on that path of reflection. This article offers the reader a chance to shadow a New York City chaplain. It’s a beautifully written piece that touches on the struggle to reach out to a minority community, that addresses the cultural values that make access to hospice challenging, and that demonstrates the holistic philosophy of hospice care. Read more: A reverend’s rounds: Hospice chaplain ministers to the terminally ill

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