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


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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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End-of-Life workshop helps people ‘Face the Elephant in the Room’ – WWAY NewsChannel 3


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End-of-Life workshop helps people 'Face the Elephant in the Room'
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The long-range goal of this initiative is to educate people about advance care planning and to have equipment and processes in place so that critical end-of-life important information is readily available if something should happen. Organizers say it

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‘Pre-Hospice’ Saves Money by Keeping People at Home Near the End of Life – Medscape


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'Pre-Hospice' Saves Money by Keeping People at Home Near the End of Life
Medscape
Gerald Chinchar isn't quite at the end of life, but the end is not far away. The 77-year-old fell twice last year, shattering his hip and femur, and now gets around his San Diego home in a wheelchair. His medications fill a dresser drawer, and

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End of Life Doulas Are Changing the Way People Die, Bringing … – Benzinga

End of Life Doulas Are Changing the Way People Die, Bringing …
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Based on a model of care that has evolved out of the work of birth doulas, the International End of Life Doula Association's end of life doula training workshop …

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Obese people may get less ‘comfort care’ at the end of life – Reuters

Obese people may get less 'comfort care' at the end of life
Reuters
(Reuters Health) – – Obese people in the U.S. may not receive the same kind of care at the end of their lives as people who are thin or normal weight, suggests a new study. Before they died, obese patients were less likely to enroll in hospice care

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Obese people may get less ‘comfort care’ at the end of life | Reuters – Reuters

Obese people may get less 'comfort care' at the end of life | Reuters
Reuters
By Andrew M. Seaman(Reuters Health) – – Obese people in the U.S. may not receive the same kind of care at the end of their lives as people who are t.

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