June Newsletter

See our June Newsletter. Honoring our fathers; end-of-life doulas as hospice volunteers (webinar); Advance Care Planning Facilitator Training; Home Funeral and Green Burial Workshop; national conferences of interest; and more!

end-of-life care

The Future of End-of-Life Care

In 2014, the National Institutes of Health published the landmark report Dying in America in which they made several recommendations regarding end-of-life care, namely, that we need:

  • Comprehensive person-centered, family-oriented end-of-life care;
  • More education and better standards for doing Advance Care Planning;
  • More end-of-life care providers of many disciplines who are better trained; and
  • Better policies and payment systems to support high-quality end-of-life care.

What the Future of End-of-Life Care Looks Like

Recently, Next Avenue Blogger Denise Logeland published a summary of interviews with experts about What the Future of Caregiving Looks Like. They stated that in the next 10 years there would be:

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