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The E-Series: The Joy of Caregiving

Listen in as CEO Trent Cockerham is joined by Caroline Oxford, Medical Social Worker at Hospice of the Piedmont. Caroline brings with her a wealth of knowledge related to helping communities better understand and engage with those facing serious illness. Together, Trent and Caroline discuss universal challenges that caregivers face and how those in the caregiving role can be affirmed and benefit from intentional transparency with others.

Jun 3, 2022

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Guest Bio: Dr. Elise Eifert is an Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator for the Gerontology program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Before that, she was an Assistant Professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.  She graduated in 2014 from UNCG with a Ph.D. in Public Health Education and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Gerontology. She has her MS in Health Promotion from Indiana University at Bloomington. Her BS is in Health Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Dr. Eifert is a gerontology and health promotion scholar with over 15 years of experience working and conducting research with family caregivers.  She is a Certified Health Education Specialist. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, listening to live music, and fostering dogs with her husband, Reed.


The E-Series is an educational webinar and podcast series aimed at engaging our community, exploring relevant topics and educating about ways to connect with our organization. Funding for The E-Series is provided by the John A. Lusk Fund for Hospice and Palliative Care Education. To listen to previously recorded episodes of The E-Series, click here.