Sociologists to explore end-of-life care in Feb. 23 talk – Cornell Chronicle

Sociologists to explore end-of-life care in Feb. 23 talk
Cornell Chronicle
By the year 2060, the number of Americans over age 65 is expected to double, to 24 percent of the population, intensifying concerns about end-of-life care. In a Feb. 23 talk, sociologists Holly Prigerson and Libby Luth will speak on “Psychosocial

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Make your end-of-life wishes known, Harvard professor says – The Augusta Chronicle


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Make your end-of-life wishes known, Harvard professor says
The Augusta Chronicle
The women grappled with the question: If they end up like Selena, what would they want their families to do? “God, guide us and direct us,” said White-Hammond as heads bowed. After they die, she said, her parishioners may see the face of Jesus, and

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Northwestern Medicine Hospice music therapy helps those at end of life – DeKalb Daily Chronicle


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Northwestern Medicine Hospice music therapy helps those at end of life
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
SYCAMORE – Wally Muszynsky of Sycamore is something of an ABBA superfan. It was no surprise when Jen Conley, a music therapist, unzipped her guitar case and sat down next to Muszynsky on the couch in his living room, that he wanted to to sing some ABBA

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Many put off end-of-life decisions | Local News | thesunchronicle.com – The Sun Chronicle

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


Duke Chronicle

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


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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 …
Houston Chronicle
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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