The New Indian Express
All districts in the state will be totally equipped with palliative care facilities just as Thriuvananthapuram district, Health Minister V S Sivakumar said.
UK- The Economist
The government wants you to have a comfortable (and cheap) death, but savings for the government may mean costs for charities and ordinary folk.
US- The Advocate
The administration is changing the rules to allow Medicaid patients to receive services at home, so that they can die at home surrounded by family and friends.
US- Chicago Tribune
‘Death in Perspective’ is a one-semester course taught by Norma Bowe, the so-called “professor of death” at Kean University in New Jersey, who, when it comes to life’s inevitable end, demonstrates “the fearlessness of a swift-water rescue team.”
Research indicates that music, especially individualized music that is preferential and familiar and that triggers positive associations, may enhance quality of life, reduce agitation and provide comfort to persons with dementia.
In her second article written exclusively for ehospice, Sarah Russell, a hospice nurse, educator and researcher, discusses how social media can influence hospice community engagement.