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New Survey on Californians’ End-of-Life Wishes

Fewer than one in four Californians has written down their end-of-life wishes.

The number of Californians over the age of 85 has quadrupled over the past 40 years, but we still haven’t adapted to properly meet their end-of-life needs. “There is a huge gap between the place and way that people would … Continue reading

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Making Decisions about End of Life Care

New developments and new ways of looking at death are changing the way we make end-of-life decisions

Healthcare decisions can be a major cause of stress for end-of-life patients and loved ones, particularly when they don’t fully understand their options or their rights. When patients don’t know their options, it is impossible to clearly convey their wishes … Continue reading

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