Hospice / End-of-life care

Making Their Wishes Known

Making Their Wishes Known

Americans of color are less likely to complete advance directives than their white counterparts. Nurses can play a leading role in educating minority patients about the importance of planning for end-of-life care.

Till Death Do Us Part

Compared to their white counterparts, terminally ill Americans of color are much less likely to receive the comfort of hospice care as they near the end of life. By choosing careers in hospice and palliative nursing, minority nurses can play a key role in helping to bridge this gap.

Death and Dying Across Cultures

At this most difficult time in the lives of patients and their families, end-of-life care that is sensitive to diverse religious and cultural needs becomes supremely important

Completing the Circle

America’s unprecedented multiculturalism is creating an urgent need for culturally competent end-of-life care—and for the cultural sensitivity that minority nurses can contribute.

Minority Entrepreneur Offers 366 Days of Caregivers’ Comfort

America’s baby boomers are aging at a rapid rate and living up to 15 years longer than their parents’ generation. This rise in the elderly population is creating a huge need for more nurses to provide elder care in hospitals as well as more caregivers who provide health care to ailing family members in their own homes

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