Sunday, October 12, 2014

Caregiving and Hospice, October 5 - October 11, 2014

Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream this week:

A Call for Maternalism in Medicine, « GeriPal

No Risky Chances: The Conversation That Matters Most ~ Terrific excerpt from Atul Gawande's new book, Being Mortal « Medical Examiner

Palliative Care gets Boost from IOM, Gawande, « Hospitals and Health Networks

End-of-Life Decision-Making is a Peace-Finding Mission, « Open to Hope

How to Say Goodbye When Someone You Love Is Dying, «

How Do You Know When to Contact Hospice? « Grief Healing Blog

President Obama Signs IMPACT Act Bringing Valuable Oversight to Hospices, « NHPCO Updater

Atul Gawande: "We Have Medicalized Aging, and That Experiment Is Failing Us," « Mother Jones

More outrage over Emanuel's essay: Why 75, «

Atul Gawande, just what the doctor ordered, « GeriPal

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Open Mouth, Insert Foot, « The Eden Alternative®

Atul Gawande Asks: How Do We Want To Die? « The Artery

High Tech + Absent Death Awareness= Irrational Expectations @ the End of Life, « It's OK to Die

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