We have made great strides in caring for those with advanced, progressive or incurable terminal illness, but there is still a way to go.
Decades ago, a standard approach to caring for dying patients was ineffective and often painful treatment. We have since witnessed huge change in the way that physicians deal with dying and death.Read more
RWJF Program Results
Building on its campaign to fight childhood obesity in Pennsylvania, The Food Trust worked in multiple states to make healthy foods available and affordable by stimulating the growth of supermarkets in low-income, underserved areas.
The National Coalition on Health Care held a series of meetings to finalize a report on controlling health care costs, present its recommendations, and explore policy alternatives.
Saint Peter's University Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital conducted a community health needs assessment and created a plan to address the needs it found in their combined service area in central New Jersey.
Learn more about advance directives and how to express care preferences at the end of life. Five Wishes is an initiative of Aging With Dignity, a nonprofit that seeks to safeguard the rights of the sick, aging or dying. The Foundation supported the introduction of Five Wishes in 1997.Visit Five Wishes
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