The Dying Process

Though you may know someone who has passed, what happens at the end of life can sometimes be a bit of a mystery. Learning more about the dying process can help you prepare and cope.
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Elderly Care
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death doula
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How Can You Talk About Death With a Dying Person?
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How Loved Ones Can Cope With the Dying Process
Doctor holding patient's hand in hospital
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Stressed older woman
How to Recognize and Manage Stress in the Dying and Their Caregivers
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