Waiting too long to use hospice care can make suffering at end-of-life worse – Washington Post


Washington Post

Waiting too long to use hospice care can make suffering at end-of-life worse
Washington Post
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. Many people who are near the end of life wait too long to enter hospice care, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. In

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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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Nearly half of Missourians on Medicare choose hospice care near … – Missourinet.com


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The largest non-profit group representing hospice care is advising relatives to discuss end of life treatment during holiday get togethers. 45-50% of Medicare …
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Asbury Hospice House marks one year serving end-of-life patients – Hattiesburg American


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Asbury Hospice House marks one year serving end-of-life patients
Hattiesburg American
Asbury Hospice House marked one year of serving terminally ill patients and their families on Nov. 14.

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Asbury Hospice House marks 1st year: Promoting quality of life with compassion and respect – Hattiesburg American


Hattiesburg American

Asbury Hospice House marks 1st year: Promoting quality of life with compassion and respect
Hattiesburg American
Hattiesburg's Asbury Hospice House recently marked one year of operation. It accepted its first patient Nov. 14, 2016. In the ensuing year, it has admitted 311 patients, providing end-of-life care and comfort to them and their families. "Asbury Hospice

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Many hospice workers lack their own end-of-life directives – UPI.com


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Many hospice workers lack their own end-of-life directives
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"Advance directives are associated with fewer hospital deaths, fewer intensive care admissions and fewer life-prolonging measures, as well as better quality of life for patients at the end of life," said study author Terry Eggenberger. She's an

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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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Hospice serves patients and families with end of life care – NRToday.com


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Hospice serves patients and families with end of life care
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Kimber: Hospice is end-of-life care, and it's a service for any patient who has been given a prognosis of having six months or less to live, and I want to emphasis the word prognosis. That means it's just an expectation based on a person's current

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National Hospice & Palliative Care Month: Thoughtful talks prevent tough choices – Lockport Union-Sun & Journal


Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

National Hospice & Palliative Care Month: Thoughtful talks prevent tough choices
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The film follows New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Atul Gawande as he studies relationships that exist between health care workers and patients as they near the end of life. The documentary mirrors Gawande's book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What …

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Hospice fills last days with light and love – The News Tribune


The News Tribune

Hospice fills last days with light and love
The News Tribune
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time to honor those who provide end-of-life care. As I reflect on almost three decades of working in this field, I remember the time I answered the phone for our hospice program late one afternoon.

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