Letter: ‘The End of Life Options Act’ would empower patient options – Worcester Telegram

Letter: 'The End of Life Options Act' would empower patient options
Worcester Telegram
I am writing to express support in favor of the legislature passing “The End of Life Options Act,” which would provide our citizens who are terminally ill and mentally capable the option of a peaceful, humane death. As a medical student at UMass and

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End-of-life care focus of UMass Memorial training program – Worcester Telegram


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End-of-life care focus of UMass Memorial training program
Worcester Telegram
End-of-life care has become a big topic in the past decade, with health care researchers, patient advocates and family members seeking to give more options and control to individuals and help health care providers improve their skills at aiding the dying.

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Survey: 62% hesitant to discuss end of life care | WBJournal.com – Worcester Business Journal


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Survey: 62% hesitant to discuss end of life care | WBJournal.com
Worcester Business Journal
While many people understand the importance of discussing end-of-life care, only about 35 percent have actually had those discussions with loved ones, …

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End of life program pairs volunteers with patients at UMass Medical – Worcester Mag

End of life program pairs volunteers with patients at UMass Medical
Worcester Mag
Profoundly affected by the experience, Clarke created No One Dies Alone, a program providing accompaniment for patients approaching the end of life, when a family member, friend or nurse is not available. Nearly 30 years later, in 2015, UMass Memorial …

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