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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Advance directives are meant to settle end-of-life issues, here’s what … – Houston Chronicle


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Advance directives are meant to settle end-of-life issues, here's what …
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Bill Harris walks with his wife, Nora, at a memory care center in Medford, Ore. Nora Harris, 64, has Alzheimer's and her family claims a law is forcing her to be …

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Maryland’s End of Life Option bill fails to advance for third straight … – Washington Post


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Maryland's End of Life Option bill fails to advance for third straight …
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A Maryland bill that would allow terminally ill adults to legally take their own lives will not make it out of committee, the third consecutive year the measure has …

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Vatican newspaper op-ed cautions against advance end-of-life … – Catholic Culture

Vatican newspaper op-ed cautions against advance end-of-life …
Catholic Culture
A palliative care specialist, writing on the front page of L'Osservatore Romano's February 23 edition, cautioned readers against drafting advance directives for …

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Vatican newspaper op-ed cautions against advance end-of-life directives – Catholic Culture

Vatican newspaper op-ed cautions against advance end-of-life directives
Catholic Culture
Advance directives assumed greater importance in France's 2016 law on end-of-life care, popularly known as the Claeys-Leonetti law. Reflecting on the law, Ferdinando Cancelli said that he has tried to write an advance directive for himself but in the

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Many nursing home residents with renal disease lack advance … – News-Medical.net


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Many nursing home residents with renal disease lack advance …
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A new study indicates that many nursing home residents receiving dialysis do not have advance directives that sufficiently address end-of-life treatment …

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Many nursing home residents with renal disease lack advance directives to address end-of-life care – News-Medical.net


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Many nursing home residents with renal disease lack advance directives to address end-of-life care
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A new study indicates that many nursing home residents receiving dialysis do not have advance directives that sufficiently address end-of-life treatment decisions. Those with advance directives that put limitations on treatments and designated

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Many kidney failure patients lack advance directives near the end of … – EurekAlert (press release)

Many kidney failure patients lack advance directives near the end of …
EurekAlert (press release)
Among nursing home residents in the last year of life, patients with kidney failure were far less likely to have advance directives that put limitations on treatments …

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How Digital Health Is Improving End-of-Life and Advance Care Planning – Healthcare Informatics (blog)


Healthcare Informatics (blog)

How Digital Health Is Improving End-of-Life and Advance Care Planning
Healthcare Informatics (blog)
Leading healthcare provider organizations and digital health companies are increasingly focusing their efforts on end-of-life planning and advance care planning in to order to deploy healthcare resources more appropriately to patients and families and …

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Advance directives help patients create end-of-life road maps – Mountain Xpress


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Advance directives help patients create end-of-life road maps
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What choices would you like loved ones to make for your end-of-life care? Advance directives can help them avoid administrative hassles that interfere with patients' wishes during an often emotional time, say a local attorney and a end-of-life service

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