End-of-life directive workshops will be held in August – Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

End-of-life directive workshops will be held in August
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Free community events will be held in Kingsport, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia, in August for those who would like to know how to write an advance directive. An advance directive is a legal document to help people define their preferences for end-of

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End-of-life health-care planning now includes a third directive – Lexington Herald Leader


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End-of-life health-care planning now includes a third directive
Lexington Herald Leader
Decisions about end-of-life treatment can be stressful for individuals and families, but there are several options to ease the process, including one new directive. A living will is a primary mechanism for people to express preferences about advance

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Oregon orders woman spoon-fed despite end-of-life directive | Local … – The Register-Guard


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Oregon orders woman spoon-fed despite end-of-life directive | Local …
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ASHLAND — Oregon officials are requiring a nursing facility to spoon-feed a woman despite her making clear that measures should not be taken to prolong her …

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Minnesota woman’s death shows need for end-of-life directive – Duluth News Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota woman's death shows need for end-of-life directive
Duluth News Tribune
A life-or-death decision by Maplewood paramedics, who stopped life support for an elderly woman at her husband's insistence, underscores why individuals should have legal documents spelling out the care they want in what can be frantic and confusing …
Maplewood death shows critical need for end-of-life directiveMinneapolis Star Tribune

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Maplewood death shows critical need for end-of-life directive – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Maplewood death shows critical need for end-of-life directive
Minneapolis Star Tribune
… stopped life support for an elderly woman at her husband's insistence, underscores why individuals should have legal documents spelling out the care they want in what can be frantic and confusing end-of-life emergencies, health officials said

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Ask Amy: Advanced directive causes confusion near end of life – Tulsa World

Ask Amy: Advanced directive causes confusion near end of life
Tulsa World
Dear Amy: My father is 91 and has dementia. He recently had a health scare. I learned he gave an advanced directive with a “do not resuscitate” order to my brother several years ago. My mother is in good health, and she would miss my father if he died.

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To Ensure Your End-of-Life Wishes Are Honored, a Directive May Not Be Enough – ElderLawAnswers.com

To Ensure Your End-of-Life Wishes Are Honored, a Directive May Not Be Enough
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Intensive care Do you want to live out your last days hooked up to a ventilator or a feeding tube? Whether you want your life to be extended as long as possible or whether you want no life-sustaining measures at all, you need to make your wishes clear …

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Cleaveland: Advance directive key for end-of-life choices – Chattanooga Times Free Press


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Cleaveland: Advance directive key for end-of-life choices
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Faced with progressive, incurable and often painful disease, most Americans wish to die at home, free of pain, and in the company of loved ones. In 1990, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized a patient's right to decline therapy that would extend or

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End-of-life care directive, family discussions allow your wishes to be honored – Bellingham Herald

End-of-life care directive, family discussions allow your wishes to be honored
Bellingham Herald
The Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement is sponsoring a county-wide initiative aimed at normalizing conversations around end-of-life care and increasing the number of adults in Whatcom County who have well-written advanced care directives.
East Lancashire people urged to talk about their final wishesLancashire Telegraph

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