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September 2013

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posted 09.26.2013
By Chris Herman Though people across the lifespan use hospice and palliative care, the need for such programs has grown as the population ages. This reality is now reflected in the increasing number of sessions addressing palliative and hospice care at ASA’s annual Aging in America... Read More
posted 09.26.2013
By Betsy Gornet Enes Cerini loves spending time with her husband of 63 years and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The 91-year-old South San Francisco resident is also an ovarian cancer survivor, managing health complications associated with chemotherapy, deep vein thrombosis... Read More
posted 09.26.2013
By Elyse Salend Ten years ago there were few palliative care teams in hospitals, but today more than 63 percent of hospitals with 50 beds or more provide palliative care. Systems and structures for quality care are improving. There are Joint Commission certification standards, National Consensus... Read More

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