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Big Island Hospice

Living Better When Facing End Of Life

An Umamoto | Posted 11.06.2013 | Hawaii
An Umamoto

Over 90% of our country wishes to die in the comforts their home, yet 60% of deaths in 2010 were in a hospital, 25% of these patients being individuals over the age of 85. Somewhere along the continuum of care, our system has defaulted to traumatizing CPR, life-support and death in a hospital wing, often times without educating the family of their alternative options.