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By Grace Birnstengel, Next Avenue
In-home hospice care promises 24/7 support for dying patient’s needs, but a new investigation combed through thousands of hospice inspection records and found that calls for help in times of crisis were met with delays, no-shows or were never answered.
By PBS NewsHour
An analysis by Kaiser Health News of 20,000 government inspection records revealed that missed visits and neglect are common for patients dying at home. Families across the country have called for help in times of crisis and been met with…
By JoNel Aleccia, Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
A national movement to normalize end-of-life discussions among family and friends is on the rise. With Medicare planning to cover these conversations with physicians, The Conversation Project, a Boston-based non-profit, is highlighting the importance of talking openly about dying. Special…
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