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Barriers to end-of-life care discussions identified

Barriers to end-of-life care discussions identified

Two issues emerged among experts in a discussion around barriers to end of life care: Conversations about death and dying need to be normalized so that people can be more comfortable having advance care planning discussions within families before there’s a crisis. And, clinicians need more training to be highly skilled and sensitive communicators. Source: www.sciencedaily.com Two primary barriers exist when it comes to end of life discussions with patients.  First the weirdness and uncomfort of death discussion and second, the inability of many doctors to be able to express and communicate death issues If you would like to become

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Planning For End Of Life Costs

Planning For End Of Life Costs

The last few months are usually more expensive than the preceding years, and unexpected long-term care events and uncovered medical services can easily wipe out savings and inheritances. Source: www.thinkadvisor.com With death being so unpredictable, we should be planning ahead for end of life costs.  Whether chronic or sudden, we should consider how our last moments will be spent.  We ideally think it will be due to old age, so with this in mind, we should plan accordingly so that our final days are planned and we are prepared. This is especially true with the potential need of hospice. If

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4 reasons hospice, palliative care gaining momentum

4 reasons hospice, palliative care gaining momentum

A recent study took the healthcare industry to task for failing to provide adequate end-of-life planning and reduce patient suffering, yet there may be hope amid the gloom thanks to an increased emphasis on hospice and palliative care, futurist Ian Morrison, Ph.D., writes in an opinion piece for Hospitals & Health Source: www.fiercehealthcare.com A good article why hospice and palliative care are two types of care that are gaining momentum for seniors or those faced with terminal illness. Good pastoral care and understanding of pastoral thanatology is important for caregivers. If you wish to learn more or become certified in Pastoral Thanatology, then please review the