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

Care: 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


End-of-Life Care

(Jump to: General Information | Cultural & Religious Considerations | Hospice | Palliative Care | Symptom Management )

General Information
End-of-Life: Helping With Comfort and Care:NIA
End of Life Care:Stanford Cancer Center
End-of-Life Care Q & A:National Cancer Institute
Palliative Care and Hospice:American Geriatrics Society
Hospice and Palliative Care : Questions and Answers:netLibrary
Innovations in End-of-life Care : Practical Strategies & International Perspectives:netLibrary
End of Life Issues:MedlinePlus
See also End-of-Life Decisions, Health Care Directives


Cultural & Religious Considerations
Cultural Diversity at the End of Life: Issues and Guidelines for Family Physicians:American Academy of Family Physicians
Religious Values of the Terminally Ill:netLibrary


Hospice
Hospice Care:American Academy of Family Physicians
Hospice Care: An Option When Confronting Terminal Illness:Mayo Clinic
Hospice Care:American Society of Clinical Oncology
Hospice:National Cancer Institute
Find a Hospice Program:National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Hospice Care:MedlinePlus


Palliative Care
Palliative Care:MedlinePlus


Symptom Management
Palliative Care: Symptom Management and End-of-Life Care:World Health Organization [PDF]
Symptom Control in Hospice & Palliative Care:Hospice Education Institute


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