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Death and Dying: Caring for a Senior

Watching a loved one near the end of his or her life is never easy, but there are several ways you can make the process easier for them.
Physical Needs
As your senior approaches death, their appetite may diminish, they may sleep much more and be harder to rouse, and they may become less responsive or cognitively …

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Palliative Care a Hot-Button Issue in North America

Palliative care, the type of care administered to people with the aim of preventing and relieving pain and suffering, is a much-debated topic across North America. What first seems like a no-brainer – improving the quality of life for the ill – is an issue that goes much deeper than that.
What is Palliative Care?

For people …

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End of Life Counseling

End of life counseling is considered by many assisted living and hospice communities as a necessary step for residents and patients. This counseling covers the alternatives available for a patient’s individual situation. There has been …

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