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When Your Loved One Is Ready for Hospice Care – and You Aren’t

Many painful emotional issues face family members and friends when a loved one becomes terminally ill. These include communicating the diagnosis to others; overcoming denial that the person is, in fact, near death; feeling the need to "be strong" and hide their sadness for the benefit of the patient and others; dealing with anticipatory grief;

Every Pediatric Hospital Should Offer A Palliative Care Program

When I tell people that I study palliative care for children, I usually hear something like, "You mean taking care of children who die?" It is hard for most people to fathom palliative care for children. The term palliative care often brings to mind images of sick and dying adults. It IS sad to see

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