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Quality of life at the end of life

Newswire

The Life Matters Media Newswire aims to serve as a comprehensive portal of all news related to end of life decision making and care. We aggregate stories from other media outlets in one place- here, where you can access them easily. We also strive to produce original content covering stories we feel are receiving scant attention.


D.C.’s Physician-Assisted Suicide Act Faces Challenge in Congress

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org The future of Obamacare isn’t the only hotly contested and high-stakes legislation in the nation’s capital. A Republican chairman of the committee with oversight of the District of Columbia has vowed to block Washington from implementing a controversial law that allows terminally ill adults to end their lives with doctor-prescribed […]

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New Radio Series On End Of Life Care

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF San Francisco radio station KALW has started airing a four-part series on end of life care. “End of Life Radio Project” debuted Tuesday and the rest will air on three consecutive Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 17. Part 1 explores advance care health care planning and end of life conversations with loved ones and medical […]

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Snow Helps Grant Dying Woman’s Wish

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Staff at a North Carolina hospice said weekend snow helped them grant a dying woman’s wish. Ionia Moore, 87, is a patient at the Testa Family Hospice House in Cleveland County. Moore is the mother of five children, one of whom is a certified nursing assistant at the facility, a local […]

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Coombs Lee: ‘Death With Dignity’ Gains With Aging Population

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Thank the aging population for increased acceptance of so-called “Death with Dignity” laws. That’s what Compassion & Choices president Barbara Coombs Lee writes in an Op-Ed following legalization of the controversial practice in Colorado. On Election Day, Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved the End-of-Life Options ballot initiative. The measure – Proposition 106 – is modeled on […]

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