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Start the most difficult conversation American isn’t having- the conversation about our end of life preferences

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The Importance Of Our Stories In A World Of Scarce Financial Resources

Approximately five million people in the U.S. have some degree of dementia, a number assured to increase with the aging population. Dementia is sometimes mistakenly considered to be one disease, but it includes Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, alcohol-induced dementia and others. Dementia is the most common reason driving placement in nursing homes, […]

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Making Better End Of Life Decisions Starts With Conversations

Two Harvard physicians are informing Americans about what awaits them at the end of life if they opt for aggressive, life-prolonging treatments. Drs. Angelo Volandes and Aretha Delight Davis are producing and distributing short videosshowing how some patients suffer from these common treatments in an effort to better inform patients about end of life care. Image: Advance Care […]

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