LTC not always valuable at end of life to seniors with mental illness – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

LTC not always valuable at end of life to seniors with mental illness
McKnight’s Long Term Care News
When it came to end-of-life care, none of the 10,000 respondents said they were looking for skilled nursing care. Instead, older adults with mental illness were more concerned about their effect on others at the end of their lives, wrote Mental Health

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Auckland seniors divided on End of Life Choice Bill – Stuff.co.nz


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Auckland seniors divided on End of Life Choice Bill
Stuff.co.nz
Barry said she thought the bill did not have enough safeguards for vulnerable people, particularly seniors, who could be coerced into ending their life. "It does not protect the vulnerable. In order for some people to have a choice about their end-of

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CHATHAM INITIATIVE HELPS SENIORS DOCUMENT END OF LIFE GOALS – The Chicago Citizen


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CHATHAM INITIATIVE HELPS SENIORS DOCUMENT END OF LIFE GOALS
The Chicago Citizen
The initiative also helps seniors document their end life goals. “There are so many barriers that separate African Americans from making well-considered and well informed health care decisions at the end of life,” said Randi Belisomo, President of Life

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Winter events for seniors: end of life talks, safety in the home – The Bellingham Herald


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Winter events for seniors: end of life talks, safety in the home
The Bellingham Herald
Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement holds free workshops about end-of-life choices. Topics include advance care planning, durable power of attorney for health care, and advance directives. 2-4 p.m. Jan. 20 and Jan. 27: St. Luke's Community Health …

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Autumn events for seniors: End-of-life talks, library programs, Sinterklaas breakfast – The Bellingham Herald


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Autumn events for seniors: End-of-life talks, library programs, Sinterklaas breakfast
The Bellingham Herald
Sinterklaas visits the Lynden Pioneer Museum in December 2013. He will appear at a breakfast at Lynden Community/Senior Center, 401 Grover St., at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 3, 2016, and will be available for photographs. The breakfast runs 8-11 a.m. and costs $5 …

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Too Few Seniors Planning End-of-Life Care – Psychiatry Advisor – Psychiatry Advisor


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Too Few Seniors Planning End-of-Life Care – Psychiatry Advisor
Psychiatry Advisor
HealthDay News — More than one-quarter of American seniors have never discussed end-of-life care, according to a research letter published online Oct. 31 in …
1 in 4 Seniors Doesn't Discuss End-of-Life Care | Health-med-fit …Daily Journal Online
Some groups getting left behind in advance care planning – Philly.comPhilly.com

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Quarter of seniors don’t discuss end-of-life care – UPI.com – UPI.com


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Quarter of seniors don't discuss end-of-life care – UPI.com
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More than one-quarter of American seniors have never discussed end-of-life care, a new study finds.
Some groups getting left behind in advance care planningKDAL

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Quarter of seniors don’t discuss end-of-life care – UPI.com


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Quarter of seniors don't discuss end-of-life care
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MONDAY, Oct. 31, 2016 — More than one-quarter of American seniors have never discussed end-of-life care, a new study finds. "Despite decades of work to improve advance care planning, over a quarter of older adults have still not engaged in any type of …

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End-of-Life Medicare Spending 25% Higher for Younger Seniors – RevCycleIntelligence.com

End-of-Life Medicare Spending 25% Higher for Younger Seniors
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However, a recent study from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that in 2014, end-of-life Medicare spending for beneficiaries 65 years or younger was 25 percent more than the average per capita spending among patients aged 65 or older, indicating …

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Study: Younger Seniors Amass More End-of-Life Care Than Oldest Americans – U.S. News & World Report


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Study: Younger Seniors Amass More End-of-Life Care Than Oldest Americans
U.S. News & World Report
By Rachel Bluth. Americans in their 80s and 90s are not the ones amassing the largest medical bills to hold off death, according to a new analysis that challenges a widely held belief about the costs of end-of-life care. Younger seniors – those with
Medicare Spending at the End of Life: A Snapshot of Beneficiaries Who Died in 2014 and the Cost of Their CareKaiser Family Foundation
Study: Younger seniors amass more end-of-life care than the oldestAustin Herald
End-of-life cost report suggests providers focus on treating younger over older seniorsHealthcare Dive
Becker’s Hospital Review –The Fiscal Times
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