How music helped ease the end of life for a Belfast family – Bangor Daily News


Bangor Daily News

How music helped ease the end of life for a Belfast family
Bangor Daily News
Jo died at home, surrounded by children and grandchildren, who worked to fill her last day with love, poetry, candlelight, recorded music and reflections of her life. But Bindy and Denise Pendleton believe there was something particularly important

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COLUMN: End-of-life care should focus on patient dignity and comfort – Indiana Daily Student

COLUMN: End-of-life care should focus on patient dignity and comfort
Indiana Daily Student
All that was necessary to restore Vincent Thomas' vision was a simple 20-minute cataract surgery, during which the clouded lenses of his eyes were removed and replaced with artificial ones under local anesthesia. Days later, Julie Rosenthal reported

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What you need to know about end-of-life planning – Dayton Daily News


Dayton Daily News

What you need to know about end-of-life planning
Dayton Daily News
Most people in the Miami Valley have not spelled out their wishes for what kind of medical treatment they'd want at the end of their life if they couldn't speak for themselves. About 9 to 12 percent of residents in the region have an advanced care

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What you need to know about advanced planning – Dayton Daily News


Dayton Daily News

What you need to know about advanced planning
Dayton Daily News
A living will, which allows you to write down what choices you want for your future medical care. • A power-of-attorney that lets you choose a person as your Health Care Agent. If you no longer can make your own health care choices, this person will

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Paying for end-of-life care – News – Hillsdale.net – Hillsdale, MI … – The Hillsdale Daily News

Paying for end-of-life care – News – Hillsdale.net – Hillsdale, MI …
The Hillsdale Daily News
EDITORS NOTE: This is the last article in a four part series to be featured during National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. The information is provided by …

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Hospice House provides comfort at end of life – Greenville Daily Reflector

Hospice House provides comfort at end of life
Greenville Daily Reflector
Dr. Tai Lee talks about the importance of making the journey for end-of-life situations as easy as possible, while keeping focus on the time families have left with their loved ones at The Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice Monday, Nov. 27

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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)
Charleston Gazette-Mail
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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Training for the end of life – The Daily News Online

Training for the end of life
The Daily News Online
To that end, Panapento said she's set a goal of training 100 Geneseeans in becoming End of Life Doulas that would start working with an individual or family well in advance of the final days. Doulas help them understand the experience, plan for it and

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Majority of hospice workers don’t have end-of-life wishes themselves … – Science Daily

Majority of hospice workers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves …
Science Daily
One might assume that health care providers, especially those dealing with terminally ill patients, such as hospice workers would have a living will or advance …

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Sequim Soroptimists host seminar about end-of-life wishes – Peninsula Daily News

Sequim Soroptimists host seminar about end-of-life wishes
Peninsula Daily News
SEQUIM — Concerned about growing older, managing future legal and medical/life care issues, and what actions and decisions you, your family and/or caregivers should be taking now? The Sequim Soroptimists aim to address these topics at their upcoming …

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