Category Archives: Blogs

Geripal: The Long Term Care Insurance Con Game

September 22nd, 2014 | Tags: | Posted in Blogs, Uncategorized | No Comments

“You are getting older, and are concerned about the costs of nursing homes and long term care.  So, you decide…

Geripal Blog: The Shortsighted Argument in Limiting Hospice Access

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  It feels like every passing day brings with it more news of an aggressive campaign to reign in the…

About.com Pallliative Care Blog: Moments with Baxter: the Hospice Angel

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  The most recent (November 18) blog entry from Angela Morrow, RN about a hospice dog, Baxter, who brought cheer…

Palliative Care Grand Rounds: April 2010

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  Click here for the April edition of Palliative Care Grand Rounds.  This month is hosted by blogger Palliative Care…

The New Health Dialogue Blog: “Health Care: Time for a Serious Discussion

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  This link is to a guest blog post (November 6, 2009) by Dr. Ira Byock, director of palliative medicine…

CancerDoc Blog: “Denmark”

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  Saturday, March 20, 2010″Denmark” R.N. just died. She was my first breast cancer patient out of fellowship and training….

New Health Dialogue Blog: Dying Well Beats Dying Badly. And Expensively

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  This post from Joanne Kenen on November 20, 2009 reviews some recent news in palliative care including NPR’s report…

GeriPal Blog: Advance directives say “I’m not dead yet”

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  “Enough. The living will has failed, and it is time to say so.” So said Angela Fagerlin and Carl…

Geripal: Nelson Mandela and Imagery of Aging

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  This is a November 12th blog from Geripal about a New York Times article written by Celia Dugger.  The…

Geripal Blog: Dying in 14 Minutes of 60 Minutes

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:     November 22, 2009:  CBS did a segment entitled “The Cost Of Dying” on tonight’s 60 Minutes.Considering the title…