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Palliative Care ≠ Dying!

Once again palliative care is in the media.  Once again the distinction between hospice or end-of-life care and palliative care is not made.  Palliative care is provided to relieve and soothe the symptoms of a disease or disorder.  It can … Continue reading

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Caregiver Resources

Today marks the end of National Family Caregivers Month.  However, caregiving continues on a daily basis. Two additional resources for caregivers are worth noting: National Alliance for Caregiving offers information regarding research, events, strategies, and legislation.  Publications and podcasts are … Continue reading

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Congratulations Gerontological Society of America’s 65th!

The Gerontological Society of America celebrates its 65th anniversary in New Orleans November 19 through 23, 2010.  GSA is the largest multi-disciplinary organization devoted to scientific research and dissemination of information about aging. Approximately 3,500 gerontologists will present their most recent … Continue reading

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