End of life series: Falls a big risk for elderly – The Union of Grass Valley

End of life series: Falls a big risk for elderly
The Union of Grass Valley
This is part of a five-part series exploring "End of Life Issues," hosted by Peace's Contemporary Issues Study Group. For more information, visit http://www.PeaceLutheranGV.org or call 530-273-9631. Upcoming topics in Peace's "End of Life" series are:.

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Elderly Hongkongers could have more say in end-of-life care under policy address proposal – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Elderly Hongkongers could have more say in end-of-life care under policy address proposal
South China Morning Post
A study on end-of-life care, commissioned by the government and led by former health minister Professor Yeoh Eng-kiong, advised the government to amend the ordinance to remove the barriers for ambulance workers to respect advance directives.

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This chatbot could help the elderly make difficult end-of-life decisions – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

This chatbot could help the elderly make difficult end-of-life decisions
International Business Times UK
The chatbot is currently under testing and seeks to lend a 'non-judgemental ear' to people planning their last living days.

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Nobody questions a child’s right to be cared for. Why don’t the elderly enjoy the same expectation? – The Independent

Nobody questions a child's right to be cared for. Why don't the elderly enjoy the same expectation?
The Independent
But in many societies, the approach to end of life care requires us to continue as active and responsible citizens for as long as our mental capacities allow – to make choices about what kind of care we want, and where. In anticipation of losing

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End-of-Life Care Is Suboptimal in Elderly Patients With AML – Curetoday.com


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End-of-Life Care Is Suboptimal in Elderly Patients With AML
Curetoday.com
End-of-life care is of particular concern for elderly patients with AML because prognosis is poor and has not changed in several decades. Median survival for patients 65 or older is roughly two months and drops to as low as one month for patients over

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End-of-Life Care Poor for Elderly Patients with AML – OncLive


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End-of-Life Care Poor for Elderly Patients with AML
OncLive
End-of-life care is of particular concern for elderly patients with AML because prognosis is poor and has not changed in several decades. Median survival for patients 65 or older is roughly 2 months and drops to as low as 1 month for patients ?85 years.

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Insurance pays little for caregiving of elderly at end of life – Reuters

Insurance pays little for caregiving of elderly at end of life
Reuters
(Reuters Health) – Unpaid family and friends provide the overwhelming majority of care to the elderly in their last year of life, according to a new study highlighting the need to expand supportive services to caregivers. In 2011, 2.3 million

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Insurance pays little for caregiving of elderly at end of life | News … – WHTC

Insurance pays little for caregiving of elderly at end of life | News …
WHTC
By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) – Unpaid family and friends provide the overwhelming majority of care to the elderly in their last year of life, according to a …

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Swiss group examines possibility of offering end-of-life assistance to healthy elderly – Xinhua

Swiss group examines possibility of offering end-of-life assistance to healthy elderly
Xinhua
GENEVA, June 19 (Xinhua) — A Swiss working group is looking into the possibility of offering assistance of leaving the world in a peaceful manner to elderly people who are still in good health but tired of life, according to EXIT, a Switzerland-based …

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Readers Write (Dec. 14): End-of-life decisions, the Trump transition, stadium suites, the elderly, winter weather … – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Readers Write (Dec. 14): End-of-life decisions, the Trump transition, stadium suites, the elderly, winter weather …
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Thank you for covering the story of Malcolm “Mac” McDonald (“Terminally ill man wants the end to be of his own making,” Dec 11). This issue of aid in dying is so important, and unfortunately I see a lack of awareness and understanding surrounding it.

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