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Medical group wants doctors to try every single thing possible before assisting death | Ottawa Citizen

Medical group wants doctors to try every single thing possible before assisting death

AUGUST 27, 2014 10:45 AM

But a landmark Supreme Court of Canada hearing is expected to add fuel to the end-of-life debate. 1,810 more words

Everyday Life

The arts make a difference - how do I know?

Recently I’ve been performing and running workshops with older people in care homes, people with dementia and young people with disabilities. In these settings it can be difficult to know what the impact has been. 446 more words

Alzheimer's

Worldwide efforts fight against Dementia

The effects of Dementia on the aging are being experienced worldwide. Because of the throes being experienced by this horrific disease (and all associated with it), there is an ongoing international effort being given to help the people and the families and caregivers of those affected with the disease. 245 more words

Elderly Care

Worldwide efforts fight against Dementia

The effects of Dementia on the aging are being experienced worldwide. Because of the throes being experienced by this horrific disease (and all associated with it), there is an ongoing international effort being given to help the people and the families and caregivers of those affected with the disease. 245 more words

Elderly Care

Familiarity Breeds Contempt

It’s fashionable for carers these days to claim,
It is the illness, not the person, they blame,
But in this case, I’m not quite sure that it’s true, 297 more words

Alzheimers

Me Me Me

My father-in-law’s dementia has progressed a lot faster than anyone could have anticipated. It has gone about five steps ahead of where it should have at this point. 360 more words

Rambles

Sanctuary

I don’t believe in religion,
Am about as atheist as can be,
But I have my heaven on this earth,
With you I find my sanctuary… 105 more words

Alzheimers