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Pastoral Thanatology Program and Pastoral Care for Terminally Ill and Suicide

Pastoral Thanatology Program and Pastoral Care for Terminally Ill and Suicide

Good article in Pastoral Thanatology in helping others who are dealing with death and may be suicidal. If you would like to enter into our Pastoral Thanatology Program then please review and see if it matches your academic and professional ideals. The article, “The Dangers of Abandoning the Terminally Ill in Suicide Prevention”, by Wesley Smith. The article states, “Have you noticed that suicide prevention campaigns these days don’t mention assisted suicide? Perhaps they don’t want to court controversy, or perhaps organizers have swallowed the notion that the suicide of the terminally ill isn’t really suicide—it’s “death with dignity.” Whatever

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End-of-life care: Assist your loved ones with clear instructions

End-of-life care: Assist your loved ones with clear instructions

  The debate about assisted death should inspire us to become a lot more proactive about our end-of-life wishes. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theglobeandmail.com Good article reminding us how important it is to let loved ones know about our end of life wishes.  Not being covered or having these things covered can cause major headaches to our already suffering and grieving loved ones. Please also review our Pastoral Thanatology program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs #pastoralthanatologyprogram

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Social Workers in Hospice Care | The Herald-News

Social Workers in Hospice Care | The Herald-News

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theherald-news.com Great article about the use of social workers in hospice care.  Pastoral Thanatology is a field of those in ministry but open also to social workers. Please review our pastoral thanatology program and see if it matches your educational and professional needs.  Qualified professionals can become certified members in the pastoral thanatology program at AIHCP #pastoralthanatologyprogram

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A misguided fear of hospice – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

A misguided fear of hospice – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.mcknights.com Good article about end of life care.  Why do people fear it?  This article hopes to clarify some misconceptions and to let people know that end of life and pastoral care is critical to quality of life, even if its in its final phases If you would like to learn more about pastoral thanatology program then please review #pastoralthanatologyprogram

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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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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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Palliative Care in Cancer: When Does the Discussion Begin?

Palliative Care in Cancer: When Does the Discussion Begin?

During the Oncology Stakeholder’s Summit 2015 hosted by AJMC, healthcare experts discuss the value of introducing palliative and end-of-life care discussions early in oncology care. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.ajmc.com When cancer comes, one is scared and worried beyond belief.  Yet even worst is the option that one may not win the battle and need extra care.  Utilization of this extra care sometimes is correlated with defeat but it does not have to.  Extra care and comfort does not mean one has given up but it does mean one is looking for care needs that can relieve suffering both mentally

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Pastoral Thanatology Program Superstitions Surrounding Death

Pastoral Thanatology Program Superstitions Surrounding Death

Death and Dying Superstitions Death and Dying involves the unknown and due to this, superstitions will follow. Chris Raymond explores some of this superstitions about death in his article “13 Superstitions About Death and Dying” from about.com While people generally view superstitions with mild amusement these days, it is amazing how many of us still knock on wood to avoid tempting fate, cross our fingers for luck, or avoid walking beneath a ladder “just in case.” Here are 13 superstitions concerning death and dying that persist today and possible explanations of their origins. You may take them as seriously (or