Elderly

Thumbnail dona penha 101 receives first communion credit our lady of mount carmel nursing home cna 101-year-old woman receives First Communion

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct 2, 2016 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At 101 years old, Doña Penha has seen quite a bit of life. But the centenarian...

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Thumbnail scooter edited cna shutterstock A scooter from Pope Francis – elderly couple receives gift of mobility

An elderly couple with disabilities on the outskirts of Rome now has an electric scooter, thanks to a gift from Pope Francis.Both the man and the...

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Thumbnail pills arina p habich via shutterstock cna Australian bishops: Assisted suicide is the opposite of health care

Melbourne, Australia, Apr 25, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Proposals to legalize euthanasia in the Australian state of Victoria are based on...

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Thumbnail prescription pills credit 18percentgrey shutterstock cna Despite warnings, assisted suicide bill advances in Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii, Mar 13, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Although critics said an assisted suicide bill would put vulnerable people at risk and...

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Thumbnail pills credit sandramatic via wwwshutterstockcom cna Don't shift on assisted suicide, Catholics urge US medical group

Washington D.C., Nov 5, 2016 / 04:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For years, the American Medical Association has held a strong stance against measures...

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Thumbnail old man credit unsplash cna Dutch want right-to-die for people who feel 'their life is complete'

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct 15, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Dutch government is set to legalize euthanasia for people who don’t want to...

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Thumbnail pallative nurses hospice care Dying well: Palliative nurses stress care over curing

After putting on yellow hospital gowns over their white jackets, three nurses from the palliative care team at Providence Little Company of Mary...

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Thumbnail la nuns assist elderly homeless Elderly homelessness a continuing trend

At an age when most women are enjoying retirement, many are finding themselves unemployed and forced to live on the streets or in...

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Thumbnail pill bottle credit andy dean photography via wwwshutterstockcom cna For this disability advocate, Colo. assisted suicide measure still not safe

Denver, Colo., Oct 1, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Voters in Colorado will decide whether to legalize assisted suicide in their state in...

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For Pope Francis, June is a month dedicated to praying for a demographic he frequently brings up in his speeches and homilies: the elderly, sick...

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Thumbnail pope elderly cna Future depends on encounter between young and old, pope says

There is no future without the encounter between generations, Pope Francis said –  addressing the tens of thousands of grandparents and elderly men...

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Rome, Italy, Oct 15, 2016 / 11:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Saturday, Pope Francis told grandparents that they are valuable and that their wisdom...

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Thumbnail pill bottle credit andy dean photography via wwwshutterstockcom cna How assisted suicide discriminates against the poor and disabled

Washington D.C., Feb 28, 2017 / 02:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While physician-assisted suicide is promoted as empowering terminally-ill patients, it...

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Thumbnail marycrest manor carmelites Marycrest and the measure of worth

What are you worth? That question can be answered chemically, financially and socially. Chemically, the compounds that make up the human body are...

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Thumbnail aging gracefully On “Aging Gracefully”

It seems odd, even a bit repulsive, when we encounter tales of elderly men running after women who are young enough to be their granddaughters. The...

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Thumbnail old woman credit unsplash cna Oregon's advance directive bill is deceptive and deadly, critics warn

Salem, Ore., Jun 9, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Oregon Senate has passed an advance directive bill that critics say would allow the...

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Thumbnail wrinkled hands credit mrmohock shutterstock cna Our elders are lonely – do we care?

Denver, Colo., Sep 25, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It was August in Rome, the dog days of summer, and most people had left the Eternal City...

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Thumbnail pallative nurses hospice care Palliative vs. hospice care

As more members of America’s baby-boom generation become senior citizens, more will come face to face with end-of-life issues: Should they or...

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