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Old 04-30-2016, 04:58 AM
 
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My Dad died in the home he built, in the bed in which he had slept for years and years. He arranged his own funeral ahead of time. His service ended with a rousing taped rendition of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir singing The Hallelujah Chorus.


We all hope we die in our sleep. My brother did the next best thing. He was at a church meeting and was in the middle of a sentence when, bam, his head dropped to his chest and he was lights out!


I would like to see euthanasia be legal for humans. We don't let our beloved pets suffer; I want the same for me.
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Old 04-30-2016, 05:05 PM
 
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Very nice article in The New Yorker. I like the attitudes of the people.
The New Yorker certainly does article that I'd never find elsewhere.
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Old 05-01-2016, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Columbia SC
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Aren't those two different issues? My dad was in the hospital, but came home to die with the help of hospice. I feel like a lot of people are going back to dying at home when it's possible.
I hope that I die at home after I live a good long life, without needing extensive care, but it certainly doesn't mean I'm in denial of death.
My wife was on in-home hospice (not full time service) and she died peacefully in her sleep at home.

I can understand if the care required by one becomes overwhelming to those providing the care, then in-patient hospice or hospitalization would be required and most understandable especaiily by those that have been there.
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