Is end-of-life planning truly necessary? – ModernMedicine

Is end-of-life planning truly necessary?
ModernMedicine
Do you know what treatments your patients would want if they became seriously or even terminally ill? Since 2016, physicians have been able to bill Medicare's Physician Fee Schedule for a visit with a beneficiary to discuss advance care planning and …

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Questions game makes end-of-life planning easier – Futurity: Research News


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Questions game makes end-of-life planning easier
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In a study, people with chronic illness and caregivers of those with chronic illness played a game in which they took turns answering questions about end-of-life issues. The researchers found that three months after playing the game, 75 percent of

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End-Of-Life Planning – Anderson Valley

End-Of-Life Planning
Anderson Valley
The AV Village group has invited Maggie Watson, author of “A Graceful Farewell: Putting Your Affairs in Order” to discuss positive ways to prepare for the end of your life, regarding to finances, health, and after death in a mini-workshop format.

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New Project Brings End-Of-Life Planning To Nursing Homes – WFYI


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New Project Brings End-Of-Life Planning To Nursing Homes
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The project will train 75 facilitators to have conversations with incoming nursing home residents about their end-of-life wishes. Some of the discussion topics would include appointing a representative to make health care choices if the patient is

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MedQuarter to kick off three-month series on end-of-life planning – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

MedQuarter to kick off three-month series on end-of-life planning
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Miller will be in Cedar Rapids on Oct. 5 to discuss the importance of end-of-life planning and to kick off a series of conversations on the topic hosted by the MedQuarter over the next several months. The events will take place at First Lutheran Church

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Web Services Take End-of-life Planning into the Smartphone Age – Business West (blog)

Web Services Take End-of-life Planning into the Smartphone Age
Business West (blog)
This free online platform helps people determine and share their end-of-life wishes. Similar to the popular dating app Tinder, Cake outlines and organizes these wishes by presenting users with a number of questions on which they can swipe yes or no.

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‘Death cafes’ serve up end-of-life conversation, planning – Bangor … – Bangor Daily News


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'Death cafes' serve up end-of-life conversation, planning – Bangor …
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For those looking to explore issues ranging from personal beliefs about the afterlife to the practical realities of advance directives, death cafe format helps keep …

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‘Death cafes’ serve up end-of-life conversation, planning – Bangor Daily News


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'Death cafes' serve up end-of-life conversation, planning
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Chuck Lakin of Waterville stands in his basement with a selection of plain wooden coffins he built on site. Lakin, a retired reference librarian who lectures about burial alternatives, says "death cafes" offer Mainers an important opportunity to

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Local church offering End of Life planning workshop – Richmond.com

Local church offering End of Life planning workshop
Richmond.com
In an effort to help prevent this kind of conundrum, Londoner will be helping to conduct an End of Life Planning workshop from 4 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 27, at Byrd Presbyterian Church. The workshop will cover several subject areas, including creating a

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More Medicare beneficiaries than expected using end-of-life care planning coverage – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

More Medicare beneficiaries than expected using end-of-life care planning coverage
McKnight’s Long Term Care News
Nearly twice the number of beneficiaries originally projected to participate in Medicare-covered end-of-life care consultations did so during the first year of the program, according to a report published Monday. The American Medical Association

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