Aspen Valley Hospital decides to opt in to End-of-Life Options Act – Aspen Times

Aspen Valley Hospital decides to opt in to End-of-Life Options Act
Aspen Times
It was the December after Colorado voters passed the End-of-Life Options Act in November 2016 that Aspen Valley Hospital's board of directors voted to not have the facility participate in aiding in the death of terminally ill individuals. At the time

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End of Life: Church spurs parishioners to plan for illness, death – Times Daily


Times Daily

End of Life: Church spurs parishioners to plan for illness, death
Times Daily
The Rev. Gloria White-Hammond is leading a program to get all of her 600 congregants at Bethel AME Church in Boston to write down their end-of-life medical wishes and discuss them with their doctors and families. [KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS]. Kayana

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Letter: Learn about end-of-life options – Quad City Times

Letter: Learn about end-of-life options
Quad City Times
There has been a flurry of letters to the editor surrounding the medical aid in dying conversation. It began with Quad-City Times columnist Barb Ickes article concerning the documentary “How to Die in Oregon.” It is a relevant issue in Iowa since Rep

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Music Therapy Offers an End-of-Life Grace Note – New York Times


New York Times

Music Therapy Offers an End-of-Life Grace Note
New York Times
At 90, Beverly Herzog is writing songs for the first time. Once a week, a music therapist helps Mrs. Herzog transform her thoughts into lyrics, then sings them back to her mellifluously over the strums of her guitar. The result can be transformative

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End-of-life rights merit as much debate as those of unborn – Irish Times


Irish Times

End-of-life rights merit as much debate as those of unborn
Irish Times
In all probability at some time during 2018 Irish citizens will be asked to vote on whether or not to remove the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution. Right now advocates on both sides are preparing to debate the issue with a great deal of passion. I

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Everyone dies, so it’s in our best interest to start talking about end-of-life care – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Everyone dies, so it's in our best interest to start talking about end-of-life care
Los Angeles Times
To the editor: As an end-of-life doula, I appreciated nurse Kristen McConnell's poignant piece on the importance of and value in making end-of-life decisions before major illness, accident or death occurs. Everyone needs to hear this message. (“Why you

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Minnesota program aims to help end-of-life dementia patients – The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

Minnesota program aims to help end-of-life dementia patients
The Seattle Times
In this Dec. 14, 2017, photo, Debbie Corrao gently rubs the head and holds the hand of her mother, Myrna Engh, as she sleeps inside the Namaste Room at Lake Winona Manor in Winona, Minn. Engh suffers from alzheimer's and receives “Namaste Care” at

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Why you should make end-of-life care decisions now – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Why you should make end-of-life care decisions now
Los Angeles Times
You can determine your fate by completing an advance directive. This is a legal document in which you can explain what measures should be undertaken if you are unable to communicate; name a healthcare proxy who can communicate your wishes to medical

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Minnesota program aims to help end-of-life dementia patients – Seattle Times


Seattle Times

Minnesota program aims to help end-of-life dementia patients
Seattle Times
In this Dec. 14, 2017, photo, Debbie Corrao gently rubs the head and holds the hand of her mother, Myrna Engh, as she sleeps inside the Namaste Room at Lake Winona Manor in Winona, Minn. Engh suffers from alzheimer's and receives “Namaste Care” at

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Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care – New York Times


New York Times

Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care
New York Times
ROME — Italian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday allowing adults to decide, in concordance with their doctors, their end-of-life medical care, including the terms under which they can refuse treatment. The law permits Italians to write living wills
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