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Mayor Emanuel Starts the Conversation in Chicago, Urging Expression of End of Life Care Plans

Marking National Health Care Decisions Day on Tax Day, Residents Address Life’s Two Certainties LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is encouraging all Chicagoans to make their future health care wishes known during a week of events to educate residents about the importance of advance care planning, the process of considering, communicating and […]

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A Brazen Con Artist: The $20 Million Hospice Fraud Featured on CNBC’s ‘American Greed’

Reporting on a Historic Hospice Scandal 11-13: Illinois Hospice Unveils Collaborative Care Initiatives In an effort to help teach medical professionals how collaborative and coordinated care for the terminally ill results in improved patient outcomes and decreased hospital spending, Illinois-based Passages Hospice unveiled two new programs this week in celebration of National Palliative Care Month. […]

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LMM President Randi Belisomo Joins End Well Symposium

As Randi Belisomo knows, Chicago’s reputation for violent death often overshadows the day-to-day realities of its most vulnerable aging residents. By working across a network that includes civic, religious, health and community groups, she and her partners are bringing community-based end of life planning to Chicago’s South Side Chatham neighborhood. End Well is a first […]

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