We Need to Revolutionize End-of-Life Care — Here’s Why – OZY


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We Need to Revolutionize End-of-Life Care — Here's Why
OZY
When Victoria Chang's mother was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, she didn't have a single person she felt she could turn to. Six years earlier, her father had a stroke that led to significant neurological changes, and now the young poet realized she

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False alarm shows need for detailed end-of-life instructions – Elmira Star-Gazette


Elmira Star-Gazette

False alarm shows need for detailed end-of-life instructions
Elmira Star-Gazette
Hospice chaplain Dale Swan has always been clear with his wife, Jill, about how he wants to die. “If I get sick and can't feed myself or make my own decisions, please don't let them put in a breathing or feeding tube. Let me go peacefully.” Jill, a CPA

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We need to do more to understand and provide end-of-life care – The New Paper


The New Paper

We need to do more to understand and provide end-of-life care
The New Paper
I was with my mother at the time of her death. She looked at me one last time, and then she was gone. There was little I could do. Her time had come, and it was time to let go. I felt lost. Many question the lack of knowledge at what happens after

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What you need to know about end-of-life planning – Dayton Daily News


Dayton Daily News

What you need to know about end-of-life planning
Dayton Daily News
Most people in the Miami Valley have not spelled out their wishes for what kind of medical treatment they'd want at the end of their life if they couldn't speak for themselves. About 9 to 12 percent of residents in the region have an advanced care

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What you need to know about advanced planning – Dayton Daily News


Dayton Daily News

What you need to know about advanced planning
Dayton Daily News
A living will, which allows you to write down what choices you want for your future medical care. • A power-of-attorney that lets you choose a person as your Health Care Agent. If you no longer can make your own health care choices, this person will

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


Health Affairs (blog)

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


CNBC

Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you may need
CNBC
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
The Garden City Telegram
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


New York Times

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