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    Dying at Home

    Most people worry that their final days will be filled with pain and agitation. Usually the opposite is true. In the days and hours before people die, they typically spend most of their time asleep or resting. It’s rare for pain to get worse or for distressing symptoms to appear. Most often, the various body systems just gradually and quietly... read more...
    Having your mother’s wishes outlined on paper will help both of you. If you know more about what your mother really wants, you’ll be assured that you’re following her wishes in an emergency, rather than making decisions for her. While the name and purpose varies across the country, most areas of Canada recognize health care directives, also... read more...