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ORLANDO, Fla. — Niobe and Cha-cha raced to the couch toward hospice volunteer Jim Hays during a visit to the home of patient Joseph Luciano, in Florida’s Four Corners area. The pooches competed to get the volunteer’s attention, barking...
Tags: Pets, Health Treatments, Jim Hays, Health
Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
NEWPORT NEWS — A few minutes past noon, Chloe lies almost motionless on her side on the examining table as Dr. Christina Long administers a vaccine on the tender inside of her upper thigh. Gently, she turns her over and injects the other thigh in...
Chicago Tribune reporterRick Kasper incoming president of the Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Association, suggests asking the following questions when choosing a hospice care provider: 1. Do my physician, nurse, or friends and neighbors have a recommendation? 2. What...
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Fargo, N.D.: Frieda Haar, 89, of Fargo died Friday, April 13, 2012, at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo. Frieda Schneider was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Java to John and Lydia (Kary) Schneider. She attended country school in Java. Frieda married...
"I'm not sick; I'm only dying," a friend told Dr. William Lamers Jr. The man had inoperable cancer and wanted to go home to die, but his doctor wouldn't let him out of the hospital. It was the early 1970s, when most people with incurable illnesses died...
Goode in Frankfort Main Street Perryville Executive Director Vicki Goode attended the 2012 Kentucky Main Street Conference in Frankfort last week, where Main Street Perryville and its EDP Partner the Heart of Danville were both named “designated&...
The cancer that started 11 years ago has now ravaged the body of Freddie Ramos. It attacked a kidney first, then a lung, and the 57-year-old family man knows that death waits in the near distance. He's not ready to go, he says, but he's prepared....
Last week, my dad was taken on a practice run from his Northern California nursing home back to his house. He'd had recent hip surgery, and the idea was that if he could master the challenge of getting in and out of the car and the wheelchair, he could...
Overland Park, Kan.: Joyce W. Way, 69, Overland Park, Kan., passed away Dec. 10, 2011, at her home, from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) under the care of her husband, Kansas City Hospice and Care staff. Joyce was born on May 15, 1942, in Aberdeen, to...
Lisa Dennert-Howard, a registered nurse with Avera St. Luke's, is now a certified hospice and palliative care nurse. Hospice and palliative nursing services provide care for patients and their families with emphasis on physical, psychosocial,...
HARRODSBURG — Linda T. Arnett, 61, wife of Reed Arnett, died Monday. Born Feb. 15, 1950, in Clark County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas L. and Rosalyn Sims Travis. She was employed with Bluegrass Medical Supply in the Medicine Shoppe...
May 13, 2012 |Story| Aberdeen News
Jun 22, 2011 |Story| LA Canada
Mar 24, 2012 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
Apr 12, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 17, 2012 |Story| Aberdeen News
Feb 19, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Dec 4, 2011 |Column| Los Angeles Times
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