Lynn Kelly Devlin is a nationally board-certified Hospice and Palliative Care nurse practitioner who lives and works in New Hampshire.
She often speaks to health care professionals, corporate audiences, students, and small groups about end-of-life issues. She shares research-based information everyone needs to know long before cancer affects their families.
Industry Expertise (6)
Health and Wellness
Health Care - Providers
Health Care - Services
Writing and Editing
Areas of Expertise (7)
Hospice and Palliative Care
Caring for the Caregiver
How to Build Your Palliative Care Team
Lessons Learned Navigating the Cancer Experience
Pain Management at End of Life
Author – Cancer Widow (professional)
Lynn Devlin was married to her husband, Kevin, for twenty-four years. In November 2006, Kevin was diagnosed with stage four cancer. He died after sixteen weeks of aggressive medical therapy. This is one couple’s harrowing journey through the world of cancer. It’s the story of a marriage in crisis and a relationship redeemed. Lynn shows what happens when the funeral is over. She reveals how she ultimately made the triumphant decision to choose life, every day.
The Last Days and Hours of Life (professional)
This booklet is written for the chronically ill patient and their family. Terminally ill people exhibit a number of subtle symptoms that indicate when death is approaching. While every health situation is slightly different, the human body tends to shut down in predictable stages. This booklet describes the physical changes that signal the patients' clinical condition is declining and can be recognized months ahead of death, which helps the family plan for future care needs.
The Seven Stages of Alzheimer's (professional)
Whether you have recently received a diagnosis or are caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, educating yourself now about future healthcare decisions will help you and your family as you face this disease. The booklet will walk you through the seven stages of Alzheimers and
University of New Hampshire : Masters Degree, Nursing Science
- National Association of Nurse Practitioners
- Hospice and Palliative Nurse Practitioner Association
- Wound Care Certified
Sample Talks (1)
Surviving As A Cancer Widow
Fifteen hundred Americans die of this disease every day. The media often covers stories about extraordinary survivors and their families. This is a story for everyone else. Lynn Devlin was married to her husband, Kevin, for twenty-four years. In 2006, Kevin was diagnosed with stage four cancer. He died after sixteen weeks of aggressive medical therapy. This is one couple’s harrowing journey through the world of cancer.
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