Most people want to die at home, but many land in hospitals getting … – Washington Post


Washington Post

Most people want to die at home, but many land in hospitals getting …
Washington Post
Where do you want to die? When asked, the vast majority of Americans answer with two words: “At home.” Despite living in a country that delivers some of the best health care in the world, we often settle for end-of-life care that is inconsistent with

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Most people want to die at home, but many land in hospitals getting unwanted care – Washington Post


Washington Post

Most people want to die at home, but many land in hospitals getting unwanted care
Washington Post
Where do you want to die? When asked, the vast majority of Americans answer with two words: “At home.” Despite living in a country that delivers some of the best health care in the world, we often settle for end-of-life care that is inconsistent with

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Wish Book 2017: Pathways guides people through end-of-life journeys – The Mercury News


The Mercury News

Wish Book 2017: Pathways guides people through end-of-life journeys
The Mercury News
Their goal was to give terminally ill patients the option of staying at home through the end of their lives. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, Pathways continues to help patients and their families handle health crises, cope with chronic illness

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


New Haven Register

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


UB News Center

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


UB News Center

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


Medical Xpress

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


Fort Dodge Messenger

Helping people at end of life
Fort Dodge Messenger
“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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