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Medical experts speak on the intrigues of dying at home or in hospital – The Hoops News

Medical experts speak on the intrigues of dying at home or in hospital – The Hoops News

  Medical experts consider the notion of whether aged patients prefer to receive end-of-life care at home or at the hospital and then die at the place. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.thehoopsnews.com Great article about the differences of end of life care at home versus the hospital. Obviously at home deaths are more peaceful if the proper care is available. I remember the peacefulness of my grandfather dying at home versus the sterile environment of my uncle dying in the hospital.  Dying at home is the best way to transition to the other side. No greater blessing can be given

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10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying

10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying

  We all want a high quality of life. But what about the quality of death? Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com A good article on the best countries with care for the dying. Unfortunately the United States is at the bottom top ten, but this is a good article to read for anyone interested in hospice and care of the dying Please also review our pastoral thanatology program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. #pastoralthanatologyprogram

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Last days of life: ‘Who will speak for me?’

Last days of life: ‘Who will speak for me?’

Most people have strong feelings about how they want family, friends and medical providers to handle their final days of life. The time to make those wishes explicit is now – when you’re calm, and clear-eyed and able to communicate exactly what you want, and don’t want, to happen. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.charlotteobserver.com Excellent article about how seniors need to make their wishes known now before it is too late before they become to ill to say what is on their mind regarding their end of life wishes. This article looks at a few of these issues If you

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What Really Matters at the End of Life? | Legacy.com

What Really Matters at the End of Life? | Legacy.com

Palliative care doctor BJ Miller shares inspirational insights about end-of-life care in this TED Talk. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.legacy.com Caregivers in Pastoral Thanatology have to understand what really matters at the end of life for their patients.  This article looks at what really matters and offers some insight. Please also review our Pastoral Thanatology program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. #pastoralthanatologyprogram

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomasphilipson/2015/08/06/dying-to-live-why-is-health-care-so-valuable-in-the-face-of-death/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomasphilipson/2015/08/06/dying-to-live-why-is-health-care-so-valuable-in-the-face-of-death/

  A good article about what cost is associated with life and what value is life in regards to dollar sense regarding end of life care If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thantology then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. If you have any questions, please contact us #PASTORALTHANATOLOGY  

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Seizing a Medicare Moment To Improve End-of-Life Care

Seizing a Medicare Moment To Improve End-of-Life Care

  It is crucial to ask people about what they want Sourced through Scoop.it from: time.com Good news with Medicare and end of life care as many services will now be covered.  With so many options now open to the elderly, physicians can help patients find what they need and want If you would like to learn more about our Pastoral Thanatology Certification, then please review the program #pastoralthantologycertification

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Primary Physican Care and Pastoral Care of the Patient

Primary Physican Care and Pastoral Care of the Patient

5 Helpful Tips for Understanding Patients and their Issues Better Each time a patient walks into your office, you are presented with a unique opportunity to make use of your skills as a provider. While all providers have an approach that works for them and their practice, there is typically room for improvement, specifically regarding how the provider makes use of the information offered by each patient. Some patients offer a myriad of documents from previous providers, while others seem to be amusing themselves by your detective skills. Wouldn’t it be nice to have the best information in the most

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How To Have Difficult Conversations About Hospice Care

How To Have Difficult Conversations About Hospice Care

On the heels of Medicare’s recent announcement of plans to start paying doctors to give patients counseling about end-of-life care, HuffPost Live wanted to dig a little deeper to help you understand your Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com It is always difficult to face our finite self and admit the need of potentially accepting hospice as a way for care. If you would like to learn more about this and how hospice is becoming more accessible and more of a subject people will face, then review the article and our program in pastoral thanatology

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Medicare Expanding Access to Hospice Care

Medicare Expanding Access to Hospice Care

The federal government is announcing the expansion of a pilot project that paves the way for Medicare beneficiaries to use hospice services while still getting treatments that aim for a cure. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.wsj.com Very good news for patients who wish to still fight for a cure and also have the treatment of hospice.  This bill will allow medicare to cover both curative procedures and allow patients the dignity hospice care. This is a huge win for all terminally ill patients or the elderly If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thanatology training, then please review

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End-of-Life Talk Proposed as New Medicare Benefit

End-of-Life Talk Proposed as New Medicare Benefit

The federal government is proposing to pay health-care providers for talking to Medicare beneficiaries about end-of-life care. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.wsj.com End of life care as a benefit for the elderly should be a reality.  The benefits of such a program not only allow the person to experience dignity but also allows the family time to plan and say goodbye in a kind and less sterile environment. If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thanatology, then please review our program at AIHCP and see if it matches your academic and professional needs #pastoralthanatology