November-December 1996
Volume 77, Number 6

A Philadelphia nursing home uses both traditional and innovative approaches in involving family members in residents' care.

Companion and case management programs enlist volunteers to help meet the elderly's nonmedical needs.

Individualized exercise plans keep the residents of a retirement community independent and socially active.

Healthcare and community leaders in small cities and rural areas face specific questions and obstacles in their approach to integrated delivery.

A new awakening of spirituality in American heightens sensitivity to the needs of dying persons.

Women should be especially wary of arguments for "the freedom to die."

In these days of cost constraints, healthcare providers must consider the criteria — medical and moral — that ought to inform institutional decisions about resource utilization.

A Catholic system implements a plan to integrate and communicate values when it acquires a for-profit hospital.