Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care: Understand the Difference

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Palliative care and hospice care have a common purpose: to provide compassionate care and relief from pain and stress to people with serious, life-limiting illnesses. But the goals of each are different. Read on for more information regarding the differences between palliative and hospice care.

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Coping with the Loss of a Spouse or Partner

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When you’ve lost your life mate, it’s often an effort just to get through the day. In your grief and sadness, you may feel shock, anxiety, fatigue, depression, even anger at your partner for dying. Read on for tips on coping iwth the loss of a spouse or partner.

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Helping Children Understand Death and Cope with Grief

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For adults, losing a loved one is disorienting and difficult to accept. But for children, who are still experiencing so many new life lessons, it’s far more so, affecting their sense of security. It may be hard for children to understand how someone is physically present one day and gone the next, never to return.

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Physician-Assisted Death: Should it be Legal for Terminally Ill Patients?

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Did you know that as of April 2019, physician-assisted death has become legal in eight states and Washington, D.C.? Read on for information regarding the arguments in favor and opposition of physician-assisted death.

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Beyond Possessions and Assets: Creating an ‘Ethical Will’

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Considering writing an “Ethical Will”? Read on for tips on what to include and how writing one can help your family for generations to come.

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How to Help Friends Through Loss

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When a loved one is dealing with loss, it can be difficult to find the right words and actions to comfort them. Read on for tips and ideas to help friends and family through their grief.

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Mother’s Day, Without Mom

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Losing the one person who has known you as long as you’ve been alive can be profound and life-changing – and felt most deeply on Mother’s Day, when the proclamations of love with flowers, special brunches, and cards are seemingly inescapable reminders of your mom’s absence. That can intensify your sense of loss and isolation, or bring up feelings of grief all over again.

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The Value of Preplanning for the Future

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Have you begun preplanning your final arrangements? Read on to better understand the importance of preplanning as well as tips on how to get started.

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How to find out if a loved one who’s passed away has a life insurance or final expense policy

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Did you know that according to Consumer Reports, at least $1 billion in benefits from misplaced or forgotten life insurance policies are waiting to be claimed by their owners? Read on for more information.

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How to Store Your Important Documents

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A big part of planning your final arrangements includes finding and maintaining important documents. But where should you store such documents? Read on for more information.

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