Home > Medical > Palliative care > News News All sections in Palliative Care » About Palliative CAre » Caregivers » Home-based Care » Palliative Care News » Patient Care » Real-life Story » Resources » Specific Care A place for all seasons Are you seeking an idyllic setting for your retirement, an opportunity to experience a worry-free world where you can relax in comfort and pursue your own interests at leisure? Belgium gives kids right to die More than a decade after legalising euthanasia for adults, Belgium is set to extend mercy-killing to terminally-ill children. Spiritual care rare at end of life Physicians and nurses at four Boston medical centers cited a lack of training to explain why they rarely provide spiritual care for terminally ill cancer patients. Ask the Alzheimer's Expert » Ask CyberDoc » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » The beauty of bones Local anaesthesia: how it works Palliative care experts in short supply As baby-boomers age and the number of people with serious chronic illnesses continues to rise, the demand for experts in palliative medicine is sure to outstrip the supply. Physician-assisted suicide a hotly debated topic Whether doctors should help patients die continues to be a hotly debated topic within the medical community, a poll finds. Disability ramps up in the last months of life People who live long are much more likely to be disabled and require caregiving during their last months of life, two new studies found. Caregiving may add years to your life Research suggests that people who care for a disabled family member may live longer than those who don't bear such responsibilities. Landmark right-to-die appeal dismissed A British court has rejected appeals for the right to die by a paralysed road accident victim and the family of a deceased locked-in syndrome sufferer. Mandela's end-of-life care dilemma is magnified Mandela's status as a respected global figure only complicates the grim situation facing his family in his final days, doctors and end-of-life experts say. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.