Articles for tag: Terminal Illness

Disadvantages of Having a Living Will

Living wills also known as advance directive, health care directive, and physician’s directive are something you may consider at some point in your life. Also, each State has it’s own unique requirements for a living will. Making a living will while competent may seem like the the thing to do, if you know what kind ...

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Terminal Illness & the Stages of Grieving

For millions of American families, the agony of facing a parent’s death is a life changing event. Faced with not only the emotional issues of a parent’s death but also the financial aspect, many adult children struggle to overcome the overwhelming grief whether the death is by a sudden occurrence or attributed to a terminal ...

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An Ethical Assessment of Euthanasia

Euthanasia is defined as the act or practice of ending the life of an individual suffering from a terminal illness or an incurable condition, as by lethal injection or the suspension of extraordinary medical treatment. The controversy that surrounds euthanasia has helped make it a serious ethical question that ought to be addressed in a ...

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Terminal Illness & Dying: The Stages According to Tibetan Beliefs

For families caring for a terminally ill loved one, finding a balance during this highly emotional period is often challenging. With the physical and financial dynamics come the associated emotional toll the dying process has on not only the individual who is afflicted but also those who care about them. For those of Buddhist belief, ...