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  1. Hospice Care Discusses hospice care, which includes medical, emotional, and spiritual care for people who are in the last stages of a serious illness. Guides through decision to seek hospice care. Covers how to choose a program. Covers end-of-life legal issues.
  2. Medicare Hospice Benefit
  3. The Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care
  4. Palliative Care Focuses on palliative care as a holistic—body, mind, spirit—approach to dealing with serious illness. Explains that palliative care team guides talks about treatment, pain management, hospice care, family needs, and legal issues.
  5. Care at the End of Life Discusses decisions related to care near the end of life. Discusses choosing where and what kind of care you want. Covers who will make decisions if you can't. Info on advance directives and need for durable power of attorney.
  6. Planning the Transition to End-of-Life Care in Advanced Cancer (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  7. Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Treatment That Prolongs My Life? Guides through decision to stop treatment that can prolong your life. Discusses choosing what kind of care you want. Covers factors that may affect your decision, such as type of illness. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  8. Last Days of Life (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  9. Medical Specialists Info on healthcare professionals with training in specific areas. Links to info on physicians and other specialty doctors. Also includes links to info on other health professionals like physician assistants. Offers tips on preparing for appointments.

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