Australia – Hospital & AgedCare
The palliative care movement in Australia is about a decade more advanced than the United States sector, a US palliative care pioneer told the Palliative Care Victoria last week.
India – The Hindu
Srimatha Cancer Care, a charitable organisation in Indira Nagar, is ready for expansion.
US – National Association for Home Care & Hospice
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice has announced the finalists for its Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Award.
US – Senior Housing News
Reported care experiences are typically worse in the nursing home setting, according to the latest results of a survey by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
US – HealthCare Chaplaincy Network
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network has launched a new magazine, Caring for the Human Spirit, and is inviting professionals to submit articles.
Eterni.me, a startup launched early this year, promises to create a “virtual you” that will interact with your descendants long after you’re dead.
The Independent – comment
Outpourings of ‘grief’ on Twitter are easy to mock, but maybe they’re better than saying nothing at all?
UK – The Telegraph
Divorce lawyers say they have seen a growing number of splits involving couples unable to agree about plans for their own death.
RFI – Fance
Nicole Boucheton, who worked for the pro-euthanasia organisation Association for the Right to Die with Dignity, moved to Switzerland in order to “to die in dignity.”
Us – Washington Post – opinion
Jerald Winakur reflects on being asked by a friend to help them die.
Australia – The Age – comment
Article by Dr Rodney Syme, voluntary euthanasia campaigner.
Dr Christian Ntizimira from Rwanda writes for ehospice about his experiences as part of the new African Pain Policy Fellowship programme.
ehospice South Africa
On the 12 August 2014, the Hospice Palliative Care Association (HPCA) launched its very first social butterfly tattoo campaign.