End of Life2019-02-06T19:02:05+00:00

End of Life

Although death is an inevitable part of life, many of us are reluctant to face the fact that we're not going to live forever and plan for the last stages of life. These articles can help you make the best end-of-life decisions for you or a loved one and cope with the painful feelings of bereavement.

Late Stage and End-of-Life Care

Ensuring a loved one’s final months, weeks, or days are as good as they can be requires specific end-of-life caregiving choices.

Hospice and Palliative Care

Seeking hospice and palliative care isn’t about giving up hope or hastening death, but rather a way to get the most appropriate care in the last phase of life.

Advanced Health Care Directives and Living Wills

Thinking about your end-of-life choices today can improve your quality of life in the future and ease the burden on your family.

Coping with Grief and Loss

Coping with the loss of someone you love is one of life’s biggest challenges. These steps can help you to cope with the pain, ease your sadness, find new meaning, and eventually move on with your life.

When a Loved One is Terminally Ill

When a loved one's illness is terminal, it can be difficult to talk about death and plan for the end of life. But there are ways to make these conversations easier.

Saying Goodbye

Losing a loved one to a lingering terminal illness can change the grieving process. Here's what to expect when someone you love is terminally ill.