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Anticipatory Grief: Break on Through to the Other Side

I received news about a friend recently — his seizures have now collided into a diagnosis of glioblastoma. A strong and steady man, trustworthy through and through, reliable, and ever-so-devoted is suddenly facing a life-limiting illness. His life has forever changed;...

source: By Lisa Cole
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Meeting the needs of seriously ill SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) patients requires novel models of deploying health social workers (SWs) to expand the palliative care workforce. To inform such expansion,...

source: Mary Ann Liebert Inc.

More than one  year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the death toll remains staggering. Notably, older age increases the risk of developing severe illness and requiring hospitalization from COVID-19, and most deaths...

source: Wiley Online Library

Racial and ethnic minority children with cancer disproportionately receive intensive care at the end of life. It is not known whether these differences are goal-concordant or disparities. The authors sought to explore patterns...

source: DocWire News

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) released a new resource, LGBTQ+ Resource Guide, with content developed by NHPCO's Diversity Advisory Council (DAC). Available free-of-charge, the guide was released in...

source: SWHPN

Palliative social workers have long attended to and recognized the importance of examining race as a factor influencing the quality of end-of-life care outcomes. The concept of racial disparities has received...

source: SWHPN

Presented by Torrie Fields, MPH, founder and CEO of Votive Health, this newly recorded session helps social workers and their teams understand how to get reimbursed for advance care planning services and document for qualified...

source: SWHPN


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