Jefferson Exchange | December 10, 2014 | 8:00
10:10 am
Wed December 10, 2014

A Step Between: ResolutionCare

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We're well acquainted with the terms "intensive care" and "hospice." 

But there's another term that could easily be placed between them: palliative care. 

That's the process of making people comfortable as they approach the end of life, but they are not quite ready for hospice. 

Eureka physician Dr. Michael Fratkin created ResolutionCare to improve palliative care offerings. 

A crowdfunding campaign to help boost the new effort ends this week (and it will reach the goal, he announced on air). 

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Jefferson Exchange | March 11, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Approaching The End With COHO

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The organization that goes by "COHO" is not about fish. 

The name is an acronym for Choosing Options, Honoring Options: helping people make choices about the end of life that will be respected and followed. 

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