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Senior Health

Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Senior Health:

Health: Senior's Health Topics (Index) | Health Care | Exercise | Nutrition | Sexual Health

Care: Caregiving | Caregiving | End-of-Life Care (Hospice & Palliative Care) | End-of-Life Decisions | Home Care | Residential Care

Other Topics: Senior Resources | Senior Benefits | Aging | Death and Dying | Memory Loss

Death and Dying

(Jump to: General Information | Autopsy | Death Certificate | Final Details | Funeral / Memorial )

General Information
Death and Dying:Merck Manual, Home Edition
On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying:PBS
The End of Life, Exploring Death in America:National Public Radio
End of Life Issues:MedlinePlus
Assisted Suicide, see Mental Health and Behavior, Suicide
See also End-of-Life Care
See also Mental Health and Behavior, Grief

Final Details
Final Details: Claiming Benefits:AARP
After Death Occurs Checklist:Massachusetts Commission on End of Life Care

Autopsy:American Academy of Family Physicians
Autopsy:eMedicine Consumer Health

Death Certificate
U.S. Standard Certificate of Death (Rev 11/2003): CDC [PDF]

Funeral / Memorial
Funerals: A Consumer Guide:Federal Trade Commission

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