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Planning for end-of-life and palliative care among African-Americans

Planning for end-of-life and palliative care among African-Americans

A new model developed to examine the relationship between factors that impact how African-Americans approach advance care planning (ACP) reveals how little is known about improving ACP in this population and points to new approaches to improve care and quality of life. The model is described in an article published in the special issue ‘Palliative and End-of-Life Care for African-Americans’ of Journal of Palliative Medicine. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.eurekalert.org Good article about end of life care within the African American Community If you would like to learn more about pastoral thanatology training, then please review the program for more

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Quality of Death Equals Quality of Care

Quality of Death Equals Quality of Care

  Now that Medicare is paying for end-of-life care discussions with patients and families, we are finally beginning to acknowledge that a high quality d Sourced through Scoop.it from: healthleadersmedia.com Great article with emphasis on the fact that a high quality death should be part of high quality care.  With new laws in place, hospice and end of life care is part of the system for everyone and people can find better ways to die with dignity. If you would like to learn more about pastoral thanatology training then please review

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New Medicare Rule Authorizes ‘End-of-Life’ Consultations

New Medicare Rule Authorizes ‘End-of-Life’ Consultations

  The Obama administration’s announcement touched off none of the rancor over “death panels” that came up during debate on the Affordable Care Act in 2009. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nytimes.com A good article about how Medicare now authorizes doctors to consult about end of life care.  This is a big step for better death and preparation of the dying. If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thanatology training then please review the program #pastoralthanatologytraining

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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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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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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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Dying patients’ choices not always aligned to caregivers’

Dying patients’ choices not always aligned to caregivers’

An illuminating study compares the willingness of stage IV cancer patients, and their caregivers; to pay to extend their lives by one year against that of other end-of-life improvements. Source: www.sciencedaily.com The compromising question of the value for the buck comes into play with terminally ill patients and extraordinary measures of prolonging life. If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thanatology Training, then please review the program and see how it matches your academic and professional needs #pastoralthanatologytraining