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A run along the beach prompts this author to reflect on his mom growing older
As a result, patients are too often left ill-informed about their prognoses
Experts explain the real considerations related to organ donor eligibility
A grief-support expert shares a letter she wrote to a grieving friend
Experts assess it — plus, an update on new plans from Sen. Booker and Klobuchar
But those who talk about it feel they need to keep it secret
Advice from a new book for times when required tasks seem insurmountable
One family's struggles getting claims paid on their policies
A retired pastor and current hospice worker shares important observations
What to do and what not to do if this happens to you
For most of America's aging population, health care leaves much to be desired
Frank advice from Chanel Reynolds, author of 'What Matters Most'
These letter templates have the potential to significantly improve your care
The choice makes sense to some people — including this writer
A new fellowship in Oregon deepens clinics’ understanding of treating patients
Have you considered how to pass on your non-material assets?
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