Episode 12: At The Forefront | Hospice Panel


In this informative episode, host Tim Mallad welcomes a panel of hospice experts to examine the realities of end-of-life care, while also dispelling myths often associated with hospice support. The advisory panel guests offer guidance on navigating the hospice journey and discuss what sets Faith Presbyterian Hospice (FPH) apart from other industry providers. The knowledgeable team specifically highlights the organization’s focus on compassion, consistency and competency, noting that it is a collaborative effort to ensure hospice patients experience both physical and spiritual comfort while under their care at FPH. Join us for this podcast designed to help audience members understand that hospice care does not hasten death, but instead provides personal attention, support and comfort to patients and their family members during one of life’s most delicate stages.


Dr. Michael Bond is the Chief Medical Officer for Faith Presbyterian Hospice (FPH) and is passionate about end-of-life care. Dr. Bond provides daily oversight for all medical operations at FPH. He is recognized as a hospice expert and thought leader in this evolving field of medicine.

With more than 30 years of experience in the hospice industry, Elise Power’s passion is to make a difference in the lives of patients and their loved ones by educating the Jewish community on compassionate end-of-life care, more specifically Jewish hospice care that is Accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospice.

Rev. Jarod A. Cooper serves as the Chaplain for FPH at the T. Boone Pickens Hospice Center. Rev. Cooper provides spiritual support to hospice patients and their families and aspires to help all parties experience deep peace at the end of life.

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