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How Long Do You Continue to Fight When Death is Certain?
Aug 28, 2013 01:00 pm | KevinMD.com
How long do you continue to fight, when death is certain? When does striving become vain hope which drains quality and creates only suffering? What makes struggle worth the pain; when is it time to yield?
CMS and AHCA: Providers Zeroing in on Antipsychotic Reduction Target
Aug 28, 2013 06:30 am | McKnight’s Long-Term Care News
Nursing homes have made strides toward reducing antipsychotic medication use among residents with dementia, according to new figures from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living.
A Renewed Push for End-of-Life Discussions
Aug 28, 2013 06:00 am | By PAULA SPAN
Representative Earl Blumenauer, Democrat of Oregon, still believes that doctors should be paid to discuss patient preferences at the end of life.
Come Back Early Today: What It Truly Means to Be a Soul Mate Despite Alzheimer’s
Aug 27, 2013 11:20 am | Bob DeMarco, Alzheimer’s Reading Room
It is not often that I feel compelled to write a review of a book I have finished, but Marie touched my heart with the beautiful telling of her love story in Come Back Early Today: A Memoir of Love, Alzheimer’s and Joy.
Craig Ferguson Says We ‘Deify’ Youth. He’s Right.
Aug 27, 2013 09:46 am | Gary Drevitch, Contributor
We live in an ageist society, but if we’re ever to fix it, it’s worth exploring how we got that way. Comic Craig Ferguson, host of CBS’ The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson once opened a show with this monologue/rant about how mid-20th-century marketers, in creating advertising campaigns to sell more products to young adults, succeeded so well they inadvertently pushed the nation toward what he sees as a “deification” of youth, foolishness and inexperience.