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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Survey examines what patients want at the end of life – FierceHealthcare


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Survey examines what patients want at the end of life
FierceHealthcare
The Kaiser Family Foundation and The Economist surveyed people in the U.S., Japan, Italy and Brazil to compare end-of-life care experiences. In the U.S., patients are more likely to have had serious conversations about end-of-life care with family

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Hospice of the West Examines Financial Impact of End-of-Life Care … – Business Wire (press release)

Hospice of the West Examines Financial Impact of End-of-Life Care …
Business Wire (press release)
Hospice of the West points to the overall economic burdens, demographics and factors associated with EOL care, and the value of Advanced Illness.

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Las Cruces symposium examines end-of-life decisions – Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces symposium examines end-of-life decisions
Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> While it's common for the elderly or terminally ill to plan for their deaths so their end-of-life wishes are carried out, many young and healthy adults don't consider unexpected catastrophic events — leaving family and loved ones to make …

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Donna Corso Examines the Significant Topic of Managing End of Life Choices – PR Web (press release)

Donna Corso Examines the Significant Topic of Managing End of Life Choices
PR Web (press release)
Death has existed as long as life itself and yet, it is still considered taboo—a topic seemingly exclusive to medical professionals, clergymen and undertakers. The repression of death from society's consciousness only makes it more terrifying and gloomy.

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