Alzheimer’s patients deserve death with dignity

op-ed from The Seattle Times, November 17th, 2017 by Robert A. Free After moving my sister to a memory care home in Oregon following her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, I began exploring legal options of pursuing death with dignity if I am confronted with dementia. I don’t...

ANA Recognizes VSED Option

From our friends at End of Life Choices New York: “The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Center for Ethics and Human Rights recently released a new position statement on Nutrition and Hydration at the End of Life. In this position statement and its...

End-of-life care falls short of vision so far

by Robert Samuelson, via The News Tribune For those of us who had hoped that American attitudes toward death were shifting in ways that would promote a wider reconstruction of the health-care system, there’s discouraging news from Health Affairs, the preeminent...

I saved an old man’s life. He didn’t want it.

by Jeremy Topin, via The Washington Post The dilemma for the critical-care team was not uncommon: An elderly patient with a life-threatening illness and in severe pain, not understanding the nature of his situation. A decision needing to be made about how aggressive...

Getting It Right At The End Of Life

Via healthaffairs.org Abstract With the help of a palliative care team, the author’s terminally ill mother dies on her own terms. At my mother’s recent memorial service, lots of people asked to speak. We got to hear from friends and family who had known her from each...
End of Life Washington
is Closed Nov.26th and Nov. 27th
in observation of Thanksgiving

End of Life Washington

is Closed Nov.26th and Nov. 27th

in observation of Thanksgiving

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