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Planning for the end of life can be difficult. But by deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, you can help those close to you make the right choices when the time comes.

End-of-life planning usually includes making choices about the following:

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  1. End of Life Issues (National Library of Medicine)  
    Planning for the end of life can be difficult. But by deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, ... make the right choices when the time comes. End-of-life planning usually includes making choices about the following: ...
  2. Hospice Care (National Library of Medicine)  
    Hospice care is end-of-life care. A team of health care professionals and volunteers provides it. They give medical, psychological, and spiritual support. The ...
  3. Preparing for the End of Life NIHSeniorHealth (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... version of this page please turn Javascript on. End of Life Preparing For The End of Life Few of us are comfortable talking about death, ... will face it at some point. Defining the End of Life The end of life and how people die ...
  4. End of Life Issues How Can An Emergency Department Assist Patients And Caregivers At The End Of Life? Dying is an inevitable event. That said, the ... dying, a phase often referred to as "the end of life" can be puzzling and frightening to patients and ...
  5. Advance Care Planning: Preferences for Care at the End of Life (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)  
    ... Advance Care Planning, Preferences for Care at the End of Life Research in Action, Issue 12 Research can help ... impaired ( Figure 11 ). AHRQ Funds Studies To Improve End-of-life Care AHRQ continues to fund research to improve ...
  6. End of Life Care (AGS Foundation for Health in Aging)  
    End of Life Care Basic Facts & Information What is Life Sustaining Treatment? Advances in medical technology have often created ... should explicitly discuss this with your healthcare provider. End of Life Considerations There are situations that ill older adults ...
  7. ... Many With Heart Failure Aren't Told About End-of-Life Care: Study Survey found nearly a third of ... Preidt Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Related MedlinePlus Pages End of Life Issues Heart Failure WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay ...
  8. Finding Care at the End of Life From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... and friends. Who pays for care at the end of life? How to pay for care at the end of life depends on the type and place of care ... more people are in nursing homes at the end of life. In a nursing home, nursing staff is also ...
  9. End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    End of Life: Helping With Comfort and Care Introduction At the end of life, each story is different. Death comes suddenly, or ... those close to the one who has died. End-of-life care is the term used to describe the ...
  10. Dementia at the End of Life From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    Dementia At the End of Life As they reach the end of life, people suffering from conditions like Alzheimer's disease (AD) or Parkinson's disease can ... who want to provide supportive care at the end of life to know what is needed. Because people with ...
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