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Hospice Care

WATCH: Florence Welch Sings With Fan In Hospice Care

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Florence Welch, lead singer of Florence and the Machine, visited a terminally ill fan in an Austin, Texas, hospice Friday. Welch stopped by Hospice Austin’s Christopher House to visit a teenage fan who had tickets to her show, but was unable to attend due to her illness. Welch sang “Shake It Out” and “Dog Days Are […]

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Editorial Calls For Better End Of Life Care In Nursing Homes

A new editorial published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association calls for bold action to improve the care and support provided to seriously ill nursing home patients and their families. Author Dr. Kathleen Unroe, an Indiana University Center for Aging Research investigator, focuses on applying key recommendations from the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) widely circulated report, Dying in […]

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