June 26, 2018

Can you imagine what life was like before smartphones and the internet?

Residents of a retirement community share their thoughts about the world of Internet and mobile phones, about their way of life, and values before digital world.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsFsS2Rh46g

June 21, 2018

‘Care Beyond Cure’ is a documentary series about the global crisis in untreated pain and the dramatic life changing effect palliative care services can deliver to patients and their families around the world.

The documentary underlines the importance of good care beyond cure, where illness cannot be cured and patients need good quality care when they are facing end of life. Health care systems generally focus on intervention, care and treatment, but there needs...

June 21, 2018

Reasons include treating doctors' orientation towards curative treatment, discomfort or inexperience with death and dying, concerns about legal risk, and poor communication skills. Other reasons were requests for further treatment by patients or families; and hospital factors, including a high degree of specialisation and organisational barriers to diverting a patient from a curative to a palliative pathway.

June 21, 2018

Kerala promises total palliative care in 2018, through a unified effort involving various palliative care organisations, including voluntary agencies operating in the state, reports 'The Times of India'.

Minister for health and social justice minister KK Shailaja informed the legislative assembly that the state will achieve ‘total palliative care delivery’ in 2018 and become the first to accomplish this rare feat in India.

There are around 1.5 lakh bedridden pat...

June 20, 2018

Sadly, many feel this way when caring for a loved one who can no longer communicate, but who never made their wishes clear when they could. It’s the ultimate regret, and it’s entirely avoidable.

June 12, 2018

The same medicine that's available for a few hundred rupees is also sold by another company in India at about 50 times that cost. And doctors will prescribe the more expensive formulation. That kind of practice which destroys families totally is going on unchecked

June 4, 2018

"What is there to fight a disease? Can it be fought? Can you fight a storm or an earthquake?”

June 4, 2018

When death is near, it’s impossible to escape the reality that each one of those moments could be the last, bringing out the complex yet beautiful experience that is death.

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