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Many put off end-of-life decisions | Local News | thesunchronicle.com
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Long-term illness and medical care are not exactly the topics Attleboro residents wanted to think about on a sunny Friday afternoon in the park.

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Issues at end of life – The Augusta Chronicle

Issues at end of life
The Augusta Chronicle
End-of-life care has become a medical paradox. A longer lifespan due to medical advances, yet death is rarely quick or painless and often involves an emotional disaster; away from family in an estranged and regulated environment; people suffering …

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Workshop to address end-of-life care through the lens of humanities – Duke Chronicle


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Workshop to address end-of-life care through the lens of humanities
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Gheith is well-acquainted with the complexities of end of life care: In addition to being an associate professor of Slavic Studies at Duke, she is a licensed social worker who has extensive experience with hospice. However, it is her background in

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Discussions about death are difficult, but can be helpful to families – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


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Discussions about death are difficult, but can be helpful to families
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Nationally, about 90 percent of adults say they would prefer to receive end-of-life care at home, according to data from Medicare and reported by the Kaiser Family Foundation. However, only about one-third of Medicare beneficiaries who are 65 and older …

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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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Researchers survey strategies to improve end of life quality – Cornell Chronicle

Researchers survey strategies to improve end of life quality
Cornell Chronicle
A new study by Cornell researchers has identified strategies that could help improve their quality of life, especially as their lives come to an end. The team surveyed 133 staff and volunteers who provide end-of-life care to patients in home and

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Researchers survey strategies to improve end of life quality | Cornell … – Cornell Chronicle

Researchers survey strategies to improve end of life quality | Cornell …
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Globally, 20 million people per year require palliative care at the end of their lives.A new study by Cornell researchers has identified strategies that could help …

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End-of-life legislation was rightfully turned away – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

End-of-life legislation was rightfully turned away
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
As it stands, if, after a lengthy and carefully redundant evaluation, a patient enduring suffering from a terminal condition without hope of cure may request that a physician provide a prescription that that patient may self-administer to end his or

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Majority of Montanans want end-of-life choices | Letters … – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Majority of Montanans want end-of-life choices | Letters …
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My partner and my parents all suffered horrific pain as they valiantly lived with and then ultimately died of their terminal illness. Were they still alive, I believe they …

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GUEST COLUMN / McNIELLY: Ensuring your end-of-life wishes are honored – The Sun Chronicle


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GUEST COLUMN / McNIELLY: Ensuring your end-of-life wishes are honored
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On Sunday, April 16, designated as National Health Care Decisions Day, the Attleboro Council on Aging, along with other national, state and community organizations, is leading an effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision-making.

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