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Don’t Delay the Call to Hospice

Two recent conversations with friends and a meeting of the End of Life Conversations (EOLC) group that I co-host, has got me thinking about end-of-life issues, and preparations. And when to call hospice in particular. One conversation was with a friend whose 93 year old husband was in hospital with multiorgan failure and sepsis. She…
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We Still Need to Think Ahead About How We Die

The need to discuss end of life plans still seems as acute as ever.   I wrote about The Conversation Project for our local newspaper, The Free Lance-Star back in February 2014 (which I paste below). But in yesterdays Health section they have an article from Kaiser Health News with the same message - talk…
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