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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.

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.

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.

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