Search Results Tagged With end of life

The Decline of Tube Feeding for Dementia Patients


The proportion of nursing home residents with advanced dementia who receive a feeding tube has dropped more than 50 percent, a new national study has found.
August 29, 2016

Life Planning


Long term care planning unlike other action items, includes planning for the worst case scenario and preparing for end of life. Although this may seem far off, being proactive and discussing the possi…
February 21, 2014

Diane Rehm, NPR host: 'Too many of us are afraid to speak about death'


After her husband fell ill with Parkinson’s, Rehm was criticized for attending right-to-die fundraisers. Now she has written an intimate memoir about his death
February 02, 2016

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