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Caring for someone who is dying can be hard. This topic gives an overview of the issues and decisions to be made by people caring for someone when end of life is near. Learn about palliative care, hospice, and how to get help for your grief.

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What Happens When Someone Dies?

What can you expect to happen when someone is dying? Read about dyspnea and other symptoms people experience in the last days of life.
Cards in a hospital room saying "I love Grandma"

What to Do After Someone Dies

What do you need to do after someone you love dies? Learn about who signs the death certificate, organ donation, and whether you need an autopsy.
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Mourning the Death of a Spouse

Get help for your grief after the death of a spouse. Read about bereavement counseling, support groups, and how to get on with life without your partner.
Older man mourning the death of a spouse