Presbyterians Pro-Life
End of Life Care: Palliative or Hospice? PDF Print E-mail

Landscape from Graphic StockBoth Palliative Care and Hospice Care use a team approach between the patient, his/her physician, primary caregiver, and Hospice team. The decisions of the individual must be followed. For this reason it is important to articulate your wishes in the form of an Advance Directive, Living Will, or Durable Power of Attorney.

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Hope makes all the difference PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marie Bowen   

DSC 3253-360webDr. Peter Rasmussen, a physician and advocate for "physician aid in dying,'" chose to end his life on Tuesday, Nov 3rd, "on his own terms". Rasmussen was diagnosed with a deadly brain tumor, grade 4 glioblastoma. How incredibly sad that he cut short God's activity in his own life. The article makes no mention of Rasmussen's faith or of any hope of life beyond this earth.

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Care at the end of life: Understanding the terms PDF Print E-mail

Elderly couple holding handsAt the end of life an individual facing their own imminent death or that of a loved one is often faced with a confusing array of decisions for which they and their family are unprepared. What can we do now to prepare for the end of our own lives and to be of help to others facing death and dying?

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Adoption Resources for Churches PDF Print E-mail

Adoption-Insert-fbNovember is Adoption Month!

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Adoption Bulletin Insert Series

 
PPL Readers Respond PDF Print E-mail

DSC 6144-404webIn September, PPL reported on a pending physician assisted suicide bill in California. Since, Governor Brown has signed the bill into law.
Tadashi Agari, a pharmacist from Stockton, CA and a PPL supporter had this to say about the bill.

This is a grave concern for me and others as health care providers. . .

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