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Aging in Place at the End of Life: How Palliative Care Can Help

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In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Dr. Timothy Ihrig, the Chief Medical Officer of Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care. He’s also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ihrig MD and Associates. He is an internationally recognized expert in hospice and palliative care and a second time guest of the podcast.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How to know when curative medical treatments are actually causing harm to an elderly patient
  • How the financial imperatives of the medical industry lead to unnecessary invasive treatments
  • Why becoming comfortable with death is the secret to living a full life
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82 episodes

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In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Dr. Timothy Ihrig, the Chief Medical Officer of Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care. He’s also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ihrig MD and Associates. He is an internationally recognized expert in hospice and palliative care and a second time guest of the podcast.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How to know when curative medical treatments are actually causing harm to an elderly patient
  • How the financial imperatives of the medical industry lead to unnecessary invasive treatments
  • Why becoming comfortable with death is the secret to living a full life
  continue reading

82 episodes

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