How we should all be treated at end of life – Sacramento Bee


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How we should all be treated at end of life
Sacramento Bee
Mounted outside every room at my father-in-law's memory-care center were glass cabinets with photos of each resident's earlier life. In Nachum Meyer's case, one snapshot showed him as a dashingly handsome man in his 20s, when he was trying to make it …

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Threshold Choir offers comfort to veterans at end of life – KCRA.com – KCRA Sacramento


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Threshold Choir offers comfort to veterans at end of life – KCRA.com
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A Sacramento choir provided a unique and touching tribute on veteran's Day to those who are struggling through life's most trying crossroads.

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Threshold Choir offers comfort to veterans at end of life – KCRA Sacramento

Threshold Choir offers comfort to veterans at end of life
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Threshold Choir offers comfort to veterans at end of life. Updated: 10:42 PM PST Nov 11, 2016. Advertisement. Advertisement. Share. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Vicki Gonzalez · Reporter. Threshold Choir offers comfort to

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With barbiturates and martini, Sonoma man among first Californians … – Sacramento Bee


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With barbiturates and martini, Sonoma man among first Californians …
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Tom House, 94, is among the first Northern Californians to take his life legally under California's new aid-in-dying law. “He was used to running his own show, …

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Medi-Cal, Medicare now pay for advance planning of your end-of-life care – Sacramento Bee


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Medi-Cal, Medicare now pay for advance planning of your end-of-life care
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Millions of Californians are newly eligible for a health care benefit that could determine the treatment they receive in their final days – and most don't know it. Medi-Cal, which covers more than 13 million Californians, and Medicare, with more than 5

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Doctors must make end-of-life law work – Sacramento Bee


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Doctors must make end-of-life law work
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But as doctors prepare to implement the state's new End of Life Option Act that takes effect June 9, we must clearly understand its benefits and requirements. Physicians must assess the patient's mental capacity to make an informed request, review

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No easy task: End-of-life talks between doctors, patients – Sacramento Bee


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No easy task: End-of-life talks between doctors, patients
Sacramento Bee
Today, Grube answers calls from doctors around the country, including California, seeking advice on end-of-life options for their patients. They're spurred by California's new aid-in-dying law as well as federal policies that encourage doctors to

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Will Sacramento Enact This Bad End-of-Life Bill? – American Spectator


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Will Sacramento Enact This Bad End-of-Life Bill?
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Supporters of the measure made this argument last week: The Legislature needed to pass the End of Life Option Act because if it were not to become law, then advocates would place a similar measure on the ballot. Voters would be sure to adopt such a …
California end of life is respectful, should passNYU Washington Square News
Governor should approve aid-in-dying billThe San Diego Union-Tribune

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Joe Mathews: At the end of life, the most important right is to change your mind – Sacramento Bee


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Joe Mathews: At the end of life, the most important right is to change your mind
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California needs a much broader conversation about improving end-of-life care for all of us. Palliative care is hard to find. We Californians have decided not to make the investments in the care we'll need as our senior population explodes in the years

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Hospice volunteers provide end-of-life companionship as more age at home – Sacramento Bee


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Hospice volunteers provide end-of-life companionship as more age at home
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Demand for elder care, including end-of-life care, is up across the board. Personal aides and home health aides, though low on the pay scale, are the second- and third-fastest-growing occupations in the U.S., as ranked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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