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Pets Can Protect Against Suicide In Older People

Older people are more likely to experience complex health needs, social isolation and loneliness, and fear of burdening their families.

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In Secret, Seniors Discuss ‘Rational Suicide’

Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe.

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Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care

When Larry Anders moved into the Bay at Burlington nursing home in late 2017, he wasn’t supposed to be there long.

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Gov. Shumlin signs assisted suicide bill

SOUTH BURLINGTON – When Gov. Peter Shumlin signed physician-assisted suicide into law in 2013, he had no idea a member of a family he has known most of his life would be one of the first Vermonters to use the option. READ MORE  

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