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Most of us want to have a say how we spend the last days of our lives. Here you will find information about the dying process and instructions on how to make informed decisions for yourself or your loved one regarding care at the end of life.
  1. Making Decisions for Your Own Care
  2. Making Difficult Decisions for Others
  3. Managing Distressing Symptoms
  4. The Dying Process
  5. After Death Occurs

Making Decisions for Your Own Care

With a little advanced planning, you can make decisions for yourself regarding the care you would like to receive at or near the end of life.

Making Difficult Decisions for Others

Making decisions about our own care at the end of life can be difficult, but making decisions about someone else's end-of-life care can seem especially daunting, if not impossible. Here you can find information about choices you may face as your friend or loved one nears the end of life.

Managing Distressing Symptoms

Many people nearing the end of life experience distressing symptoms. Shortness of breath, nausea, decreased appetite, and constipation are just a few of the symptoms someone may experience. Find out how you can help manage these common symptoms.

The Dying Process

The process of dying is a mystery to most of us. What to do during the dying process and after death occurs is not much clearer. Here we will shed some light on those difficult topics.

After Death Occurs

The period immediately after a death occurs is a difficult time for survivors. A time of intense grief and mourning make it difficult to focus. Here is information to help you get through this extremely difficult time.

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