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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wbir.com | Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you … – WBIR-TV


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wbir.com | Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you …
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Your last will and testament shouldn't be the last word on your end-of-life wishes. "We all prepare ahead of time for what we know is coming up," Amy Florian, …

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Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you may need – CNBC


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Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you may need
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Your last will and testament shouldn't be the last word on your end-of-life wishes. "We all prepare ahead of time for what we know is coming up," Amy Florian, chief executive of Corgenius, told advisors Wednesday at Schwab IMPACT 2017 in Chicago.

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For Whom the Bell Tolls – End of Life Concerns Affect more Patients – American Council on Science and Health


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For Whom the Bell Tolls – End of Life Concerns Affect more Patients
American Council on Science and Health
I don't know whether it is a bad few weeks for cardiologists or not, but a new article in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) entitled How Medicine Has Changed the End of Life for Patients With Cardiovascular Disease spotlights a

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A sudden death: ‘I wish we had talked about this more’ – Cherry Hill Courier Post


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A sudden death: 'I wish we had talked about this more'
Cherry Hill Courier Post
The community gathering offers insights and answers about all aspects of end-of-life, from living wills and organ donation to funerals and estate planning to bucket lists and legacies. The event is free and open to the public, although some workshops

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


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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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Immigrants may get more intense care at end of life – Reuters

Immigrants may get more intense care at end of life
Reuters
“The perception – I think often a mistaken perception – is that more procedures and machines represent better care, when in fact it doesn't reflect care that would address patients' and families' fundamental needs at the end of life,” said senior study

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Immigrants may get more intense care at end of life – Reuters – Reuters

Immigrants may get more intense care at end of life – Reuters
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(Reuters Health) – Recent immigrants may be more likely than other people to receive aggressive treatment in their last six months of life and die in intensive …

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Learn more about end-of-life issues – The Durango Herald

Learn more about end-of-life issues
The Durango Herald
Through experts in end-of-life issues, we were given much to think about for ourselves, as well as ideas on how we might begin this conversation with our loved ones. We were walked through the paperwork to ensure legally that our medical wishes for our …

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Hospice makes end of life more bearable – Andalusia Star-News

Hospice makes end of life more bearable
Andalusia Star-News
Accepting hospice does not shorten the life of the patient, but the management of pain and symptoms serves to make patients and their families more comfortable. Also, with a nurse coming into the home and checking the patient during the week (each

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