Agencies seek to empower people to make end-of-life decisions … – New Haven Register


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Agencies seek to empower people to make end-of-life decisions …
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Nancy Yedlin, right, of New Haven speaks about her experience with palliative care for her father at the end of his life during an interview at the Connecticut …

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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities – UB News Center


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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities
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Most states in the U.S. have programs that allow terminally ill patients to document their end-of-life decisions. In New York, the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment form (MOLST) allows individuals to document what measures health care

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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities – University at Buffalo Reporter

New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities
University at Buffalo Reporter
UB researchers interviewed emergency medical service agencies for insight into how forms like the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) shape what they do in the case of someone with an intellectual disability.

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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with … – UB News Center


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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with …
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“What's most important in all of the work we do is knowing that people can die badly. We know we can make changes that illuminate some of the uncertainties …

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End-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities – EurekAlert (press release)

End-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities
EurekAlert (press release)
Most states in the U.S. have programs that allow terminally ill patients to document their end-of-life decisions. In New York, the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment form (MOLST) allows individuals to document what measures health care

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End-of-life support is lacking for homeless people – Medical Xpress


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End-of-life support is lacking for homeless people
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Researchers from the UCL Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Pathway, St Mungo's and Coordinate My Care worked with homeless people and care professionals and found that many homeless people who may be approaching the end of …

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Helping people at end of life – Fort Dodge Messenger


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Helping people at end of life
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“It is a special kind of health care that focuses on helping the patient and their family live each moment when they are facing a life-limiting illness or disease,” said Joyce Bianchi, UnityPoint Hospice clinical manager for the Fort Dodge area. “It's

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End of life care charity launches information for people with a learning difficulty – Nursing Times


Nursing Times

End of life care charity launches information for people with a learning difficulty
Nursing Times
Looking after yourself; Your feelings; Work, money and getting the best out of life; Money and work; and Your family and friends; Caring for someone with an illness they will probably die from – Who can help? Looking after yourself; and Money and work.

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End-of-life care: Talking about what people want is key to seeing that they get it – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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End-of-life care: Talking about what people want is key to seeing that they get it
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Despite growing recognition that more care isn't necessarily better care, particularly at the end of life, many Americans still receive an enormous dose of medicine in their final days. On average, patients make 29 visits to the doctor's office in

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Daily chart: What people want at the end of life | The Economist – The Economist (blog)


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Daily chart: What people want at the end of life | The Economist
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IN 2016 The Economist and the Kaiser Family Foundation, an American non-profit focused on health care, polled people in America, Brazil, Italy and Japan …
Views and Experiences with End-of-Life Medical Care in the U.S. …Kaiser Family Foundation

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