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Eric Hampton, ALS patient
Meet Eric Hampton, a choreographer with Lou Gehrig's Disease, as he struggles to live his last days with dignity. Read the diary.

 
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Program 1
From the Series

Let the Patient Lead: Program 1
Frank Ostaseski,
Director of The Zen Hospice Project
Program 2
Palliative Care: Program 2
Dr. Diane Meier, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Dr. William Breitbart
Program 4


A Peaceful Death: Program 4
Dr. Amos Bailey and Edwina Taylor, C.R.N.P., The Balm of Gilead project, at Cooper Green Hospital

 

 
  General  
 
  • Pain As the Fifth Vital Sign
  • How to Talk to Your Doctor
  • How to Share the Care
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      Home  
     
  • The Role of Family Caregivers
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      Hospice  
       
      Palliative  
     
  • What Is Palliative Care?
  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich
  • Hospice and Palliative Care: A Comparison


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      Test Your Knowledge  
     

    How many dying Americans receive hospice care? What is the dollar value of care by family caregivers? Find out.

     

    We can't make good deaths, but we can make better deaths