Web Services Take End-of-life Planning into the Smartphone Age – Business West (blog)

Web Services Take End-of-life Planning into the Smartphone Age
Business West (blog)
This free online platform helps people determine and share their end-of-life wishes. Similar to the popular dating app Tinder, Cake outlines and organizes these wishes by presenting users with a number of questions on which they can swipe yes or no.

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Yale Study: Earlier Hospice Care Would Improve Quality of End of Life – Newswise (press release)


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Yale Study: Earlier Hospice Care Would Improve Quality of End of Life
Newswise (press release)
Older, terminally ill patients could improve the quality of their last days by accessing hospice services much sooner, according to a Yale School of Medicine-led …
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‘End of Life Cycle’: BIS Report Positions DLT as Needed Banking Update – CoinDesk


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'End of Life Cycle': BIS Report Positions DLT as Needed Banking Update
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"One of the reasons for the interest in DLT is that many central bank-operated wholesale payment systems are at the end of their technological life cycles. The systems are programmed in obsolete languages or use database designs that are no longer fit

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End-of-life chatbot can help you with difficult final decisions – New Scientist


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End-of-life chatbot can help you with difficult final decisions
New Scientist
Could chatbots lend a non-judgemental ear to people making decisions about the end of their life? A virtual agent that helps people have conversations about their funeral plans, wills and spiritual matters is set to be trialled in Boston over the next

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End-of-life decisions can be difficult. This doctor thinks ‘nudges’ can help – PBS NewsHour


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End-of-life decisions can be difficult. This doctor thinks 'nudges' can help
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End-of-life decisions can be difficult. This doctor thinks 'nudges' can help. EMAIL. BY Bob Tedeschi, STAT September 17, 2017 at 1:42 PM EDT. aidindying. Six states have aid-in-dying laws. But doctors and advocates say not all health care providers are …

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Living alienated at fag-end of life can cause psychological issues … – The Tribune

Living alienated at fag-end of life can cause psychological issues …
The Tribune
TheTribune: CHANDIGARH: NRIs forcing their parents to live in a foreign country may not be taking a wise step as staying alienated at the fag-end of life could …

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Don’t put off end-of-life decisions – Chambersburg Public Opinion


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Don't put off end-of-life decisions
Chambersburg Public Opinion
It's an all too common situation. A family is at mom's bedside in the hospital. She's seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what mom would have wanted. Far too many people

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Transformer was end-of-life – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


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Transformer was end-of-life
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
The cause of the equipment failure appeared to be normal failure, Harris said. “It was probably end-of-life, which happens at different times depending on the age of the transformer and the weather,” she said. She said the area has thousands of

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Atul Gawande On How To Improve End-Of-Life Care – WBUR


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Atul Gawande On How To Improve End-Of-Life Care
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Surgeon and author Atul Gawande's book "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End" examines how the treatment of the elderly and the dying can be improved, an issue which was brought home for Gawande when his father was diagnosed with …

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‘Death cafes’ serve up end-of-life conversation, planning – Bangor … – Bangor Daily News


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'Death cafes' serve up end-of-life conversation, planning – Bangor …
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For those looking to explore issues ranging from personal beliefs about the afterlife to the practical realities of advance directives, death cafe format helps keep …

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