End of Life

The term assigned to the condition or care given during the time surrounding death.

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  • When a loved one is nearing the end of their life, it can be difficult to know what kind of care to arrange for them and where. Hospice, palliative care, home-based care, hospital-based care, and long-term care facilities are all viable options.

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  • Frank discussions about final arrangements are wise to have at any age. Use these strategies to broach the subject and develop comprehensive funeral plans for yourself and your aging loved ones.

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  • Family members are often relieved and hopeful when a dying loved one suddenly becomes more aware or begins talking. But are they truly improving or consciously preparing for their final journey?

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  • Sherwin Nuland, author of "How We Die: Reflection's on Life's Final Chapter," recently passed away from prostate cancer. His award-winning book offers insights on controversial end-of-life issues.

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