Guest Commentary: We need to have those conversations about end of life – ModernHealthcare.com


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Guest Commentary: We need to have those conversations about end of life
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He is participating in a simulation lab to teach clinicians how to talk frankly and compassionately with their patients about end-of-life care. Unfortunately, he is among a significant minority nationwide learning how to alleviate one of the most
Gayle Mattson: Document your wishes for end-of-life careGainesville Sun
Changing The Conversation: New Model Of Home-Based Palliative Care For Patients With Serious IllnessesHealth Affairs (blog)
Hospice care is specialOsceola Sentinel Tribune
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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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End of life decisions: What you need to know – The Garden City Telegram

End of life decisions: What you need to know
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A living will is a document that has written instructions that state your wishes regarding artificial life support if you have a terminal condition or are in a persistent vegetative state and are unable to tell your physicians what you would want

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Need for caregiving doubles as end of life nears – UPI.com


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Need for caregiving doubles as end of life nears
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"We were certainly aware when dealing with end-of-life care that families are mostly involved, but we couldn't quantify that prior to this [research]," said study author Dr. Katherine Ornstein. She's an assistant professor of geriatrics and palliative

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We’re Bad at Death. First, We Need a Good Talk. – New York Times


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We're Bad at Death. First, We Need a Good Talk.
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Patients receiving aggressive medical care at the end of life don't seem to live any longer, and some work suggests a less aggressive approach buys more time. Despite a popular misconception, doctors don't die much differently: Physicians use hospice
Steps to Improve Access to High Quality Palliative Care IdentifiedCanada NewsWire (press release)
Budget boost for most vulnerableDaily Liberal

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Financial Health with Laurie Siebert: Do you need end-of-life documents? – Allentown Morning Call


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Financial Health with Laurie Siebert: Do you need end-of-life documents?
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In Pennsylvania, they refer to it as Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment. Basically, it is a mechanism for an individual with an advanced chronic, progressive illness that is expected to end in death to define their end-of-life wishes for

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What you need to know when making end-of-life health-care decisions for family, yourself – St. Louis Public Radio


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What you need to know when making end-of-life health-care decisions for family, yourself
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On Tuesday's St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh discussed the importance of advance care planning for end-of-life decisions with two people in the St. Louis community who aid families in making these difficult decisions all the time: Brian Carpenter, …

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What you need to know when making end-of-life healthcare decisions for family, yourself – St. Louis Public Radio


St. Louis Public Radio

What you need to know when making end-of-life healthcare decisions for family, yourself
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On Tuesday's St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh discussed the importance of advance care planning for end-of-life decisions with two people in the St. Louis community who aid families in making these difficult decisions all the time: Brian Carpenter, …

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What does my family need to know about end-of-life care? – Sunrise Senior Living Blog (blog)

What does my family need to know about end-of-life care?
Sunrise Senior Living Blog (blog)
The loss of a loved one is always a somber experience, but thankfully, due to the continuing advancements in health services, the number of Americans that are able to spend their final days in a comfortable and controlled setting is growing. End-of

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Nursing homes need improvement in end-of-life directives: Study – UPI.com


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Nursing homes need improvement in end-of-life directives: Study
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"In a nursing home setting some providers use aggressive end-of-life care, even if it is not in a person's best interest or against a resident's wishes," Colleen Galambos, professor in the University of Missouri School of Social Work, said in a press
Nursing homes falling behind with end-of-life directivesEurekAlert (press release)

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