End-of-life Care Important in Neurodegenerative Diseases But Can Be Lacking, Study Finds – ALS News Today

End-of-life Care Important in Neurodegenerative Diseases But Can Be Lacking, Study Finds
ALS News Today
“Participants' views were framed by the context of their lives and experience of their illness and these shaped their engagement with end-of-life care,” the researchers concluded. “Given the varying disease trajectories, care needs to be individualised

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LTC not always valuable at end of life to seniors with mental illness – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

LTC not always valuable at end of life to seniors with mental illness
McKnight’s Long Term Care News
When it came to end-of-life care, none of the 10,000 respondents said they were looking for skilled nursing care. Instead, older adults with mental illness were more concerned about their effect on others at the end of their lives, wrote Mental Health

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End of life care must acknowledge our mortality, Francis reminds physicians – Catholic News Agency


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End of life care must acknowledge our mortality, Francis reminds physicians
Catholic News Agency
In a message to medical professionals Thursday, Pope Francis said that when it comes to end-of-life care, treatments should always be based on human dignity and with the patient's best interests in mind. He also stressed that the various medical
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Dollars and Pets: The cost of end-of-life services for your pet – The Mercury News


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Dollars and Pets: The cost of end-of-life services for your pet
The Mercury News
As all pet owners know, the time will most likely come when we must assess and make end-of-life decisions for our pets. This can be one of the toughest decisions you'll ever have to make and should not be made without consulting your veterinarian, but …

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Training for the end of life – The Daily News Online

Training for the end of life
The Daily News Online
To that end, Panapento said she's set a goal of training 100 Geneseeans in becoming End of Life Doulas that would start working with an individual or family well in advance of the final days. Doulas help them understand the experience, plan for it and

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Many put off end-of-life decisions | Local News | thesunchronicle.com – The Sun Chronicle

Many put off end-of-life decisions | Local News | thesunchronicle.com
The Sun Chronicle
Long-term illness and medical care are not exactly the topics Attleboro residents wanted to think about on a sunny Friday afternoon in the park.

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The World’s Religious Patterns Are Changing – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

The World's Religious Patterns Are Changing
U.S. News & World Report
"Religious affiliation affects which end-of-life practices are preferred, whether specific life-extending procedures are acceptable, and whether specific post-mortem practices, such as cremation, will be carried out," said lead author Vegard Skirbekk

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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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Doctor, lawyer to discuss living wills – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Doctor, lawyer to discuss living wills
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
2, retired Cedar Rapids physician Dr. William Galbraith and retired Des Moines lawyer Jo Kline will discuss the importance of living wills, durable health care power of attorney and end-of-life planning. The pair will lay out how the law works what

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How would you like to die? ‘Defining Hope’ documentary looks at patient choice at end of life – Knoxville News Sentinel


Knoxville News Sentinel

How would you like to die? 'Defining Hope' documentary looks at patient choice at end of life
Knoxville News Sentinel
Faced with a life-threatening illness, Americans have more choices than ever for keeping their bodies alive: Hospitals. Ventilators. Dialysis. But how do you balance that physical existence with "quality of life"? University of Tennessee College of

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