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Will Society’s Death Taboo Soon Be a Thing of the Past?

Americans are taking end-of-life planning more seriously, according to a recent University of Michigan Medical School study that found nearly three-quarters of elderly adults have already created a li…

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4 Factors That Affect Elder Well-Being

Over the next 20 years, the number of people over age 65 is set to nearly double—reaching the 72 million mark by the year 2030, according to a recent federal analysis. The report was prepared by th…

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One Surprising Reason Elders Don’t Get Optimal End-of-Life Care

Nearly one-third of elderly Americans turn to skilled nursing care during their last few months of life, despite the fact that some may be better served by seeking palliative care services, such as ho…

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How to Write a Eulogy… For Yourself

Here’s the latest from 30 DAYS OF INTENT! Iman and Natalie, accompanied by YouTube star Hannah Hart, visited Laurel Lewis for a lesson in death and dying. Laurel is a registered nurse who specialize…

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