A patient completes a POLST form together with his doctor to plan out the kinds of treatment he receives during a medical crisis. POLST stands for physician orders for life sustaining treatment. More »

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Printable forms for POLST, Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, are found in PDF format at Polst.org, according to the National POLST Paradigm Task Force. They also exist on such state-specific websites as the... More »

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There are a number of different methods of human euthanasia, most of which can be categorized under two procedural subtypes, notes Medical News Today. Active euthanasia involves an external act by a third party; passive ... More »

Information about the physician orders for life-sustaining treatment paradigm can be found at POLST.org. The key element of POLST programs is a form intended to supplement an advanced directive. The POLST form details sp... More »

Printable forms for POLST, Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, are found in PDF format at Polst.org, according to the National POLST Paradigm Task Force. They also exist on such state-specific websites as the... More »

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Two important qualities in a geriatric doctor are the doctor's experience and training in treating aging patients and his outlook and approach to healthy aging, according to Krisha McCoy for Everyday Health. Also very im... More »

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Senior community centers have meal and nutrition centers, transportation to and from doctor's offices and medical facilities, health and wellness programs, social events such as board games, cards and outings, volunteer ... More »

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