Dr Birgit Jaspers, researcher at the University of Bonn, Germany, reports on new challenges faced by volunteers working with her institution.
The third (and final) part of Dr Bruce Scott’s response to the The Washington Post article on hospice care and Medicare which has stirred up debate in the US.
Psychology Today – Changing the Way We Die
A visit to the lighter side doesn’t change the situation, but helps people cope.
US- ACEP Now
Steep Medicare spending at end of life, lengthy ICU stays for patients with chronic illnesses evidence of wide gap between what patients want and what they get.
A Paphos fundraiser is determined to raise thousands of euros for two local charities by completing a flying tour of Europe on a shoestring budget.
US – Oregon Live
The Joy Boy Project crowd-funding campaign hopes to raise $8,280 by Valentine’s Day to donate a poster of nature scenes to every hospice agency in the US.
Canada- Northern Life
Doctors argue for greater emphasis on end of life care.
“This is my story explaining why more funds are needed for palliative care in the community.”
When she first learned that the son she would give birth to in 10 weeks was not expected to survive, Julie Hamilton found hope at a curious place: Hospice of the Valley.