Elderly and Death

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Death
The end of life, which can be determined in several ways but normally when the brain stops functioning.
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Purgatory
A time of spiritual cleansing and preparation for heaven.
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Ageism
Prejudice and discrimination against the elderly.
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Euthanasia
Inducing a painless death, by agreement and with compassion, to ease suffering. From the Greek meaning “good death”.
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Life-support Machine
A machine that keeps people alive when they would otherwise die.
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Mourning
A period of time which signs of grief are shown.
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Hospice
A special place to which people go to die with dignity.
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A time of spiritual cleansing and preparation for heaven.

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Purgatory

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Prejudice and discrimination against the elderly.

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Card 4

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Inducing a painless death, by agreement and with compassion, to ease suffering. From the Greek meaning “good death”.

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Card 5

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A machine that keeps people alive when they would otherwise die.

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