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- Website: Aging Care
- Resource type: General web page
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Palliative care supports people with serious illness, whether it is curable, chronic, or life-threatening. It helps people relieve symptoms, access emotional and spiritual support, and navigate the healthcare system. Learn more about palliative care and how it works by reading this resource.
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advanced planning, coping, insurance
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Step 1 - Evidence-based
Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Step 2 - Transparency
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Step 3 - Usability
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 11/2/2019 2:08:28 PM
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