Courtney Dunithan: West Virginia needs more palliative care options (Daily Mail) – Charleston Gazette-Mail


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Courtney Dunithan: West Virginia needs more palliative care options (Daily Mail)
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With a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and assistance from the West Virginia University Foundation, the West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care conducted a statewide survey to examine West Virginians' knowledge of and attitudes …

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End-Of-Life Financial Planning – WVXU


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End-Of-Life Financial Planning
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Joining us to talk about end-of-life financial planning are Certified Public Accountant Rebecca Pace, Managing Member of R Pace Tax Service; and Chris Desimio, a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors in Cincinnati. Listeners are reminded that the …

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Many hospice workers lack their own end-of-life directives – UPI.com


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Many hospice workers lack their own end-of-life directives
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"Advance directives are associated with fewer hospital deaths, fewer intensive care admissions and fewer life-prolonging measures, as well as better quality of life for patients at the end of life," said study author Terry Eggenberger. She's an

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wbir.com | Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you … – WBIR-TV


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wbir.com | Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you …
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Your last will and testament shouldn't be the last word on your end-of-life wishes. "We all prepare ahead of time for what we know is coming up," Amy Florian, …

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End-of-life Care Important in Neurodegenerative Diseases But Can Be Lacking, Study Finds – ALS News Today

End-of-life Care Important in Neurodegenerative Diseases But Can Be Lacking, Study Finds
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“Participants' views were framed by the context of their lives and experience of their illness and these shaped their engagement with end-of-life care,” the researchers concluded. “Given the varying disease trajectories, care needs to be individualised

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Providing End-Of-Life Support For Elders With Serious Mental Illnesses – Health Affairs (blog)


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Providing End-Of-Life Support For Elders With Serious Mental Illnesses
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One of the great benefits of achieving longer life spans is that everyone benefits—including those living with chronic conditions. This also includes people with serious mental illnesses. A generation ago, individuals with a serious mental illness had

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End-of-life planning—for caregivers – i Advance Senior Care

End-of-life planning—for caregivers
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Hospice workers may witness terminal illness and death almost daily, but that doesn't mean they've documented their own end-of-life wishes, a new report finds. A survey of nearly 900 health care workers at a nonprofit Florida hospice found that fewer

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LTC not always valuable at end of life to seniors with mental illness – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

LTC not always valuable at end of life to seniors with mental illness
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When it came to end-of-life care, none of the 10,000 respondents said they were looking for skilled nursing care. Instead, older adults with mental illness were more concerned about their effect on others at the end of their lives, wrote Mental Health

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Sally Popper: Urges lobbying for ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Sally Popper: Urges lobbying for 'End of Life Options Act'
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I thank the Northampton City Council for its unanimous vote Nov. 2 to pass a resolution calling on the state legislature to approve the “End of Life Options Act” (“Council passes bevy of resolutions Thursday,” Nov. 3). It would allow people who are

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