Links We Like: March 28, 2014

| By Meredith Ford

Though we tend to talk mainly about caregiving and hospice care around here, palliative care is another relevant topic. Palliative care is often offered, when available, to patients with chronic illness or disease who are outside the six-month life expectancy rate of hospice and/or have not ended curative treatments yet. Today’s link is an essay that was published in the Boston Globe about the power of palliative care. Read more: Message from a dying patient

We’re always excited to see more resources and information put out there for health consumers. Glad to see NIH Senior Health website offer a new section about preparing for end of life. Check it out: Preparing for the End of Life

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