June 24, 2014

The Case for Palliative Care

Patient X is a 59-year-old woman with kidney disease. Thirty years ago, she’d likely be dead. But today, thanks to medical advances and high-tech treatment, she’s had nine lives. For most of those lives, she’s been in and out of the hospital, often being saved from the ...

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April 9, 2014

Dr. Nancy Snyderman: My Life as a Caregiver

Six years ago my siblings and I decided it was time for our parents to live closer to family. So at the ages of 80 and 84, my parents moved from Fort Wayne, Indiana, where I grew up, to Princeton, New Jersey, where I live now. I was relieved to ...

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March 10, 2014

“All People Matter” 2014 Social Work Month Theme

The theme of this year’s Social Work month, “All People Matter” was selected to raise awareness of the social work profession’s 116 year dedication to improve quality of life and social conditions for everyone. The National Association of Social Worker’s (NASW) goal is to promote dignity and ...

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