Reducing the potential for suffering in older adults with advanced cancer.


Abstract:  To deliver quality care at the end of life, understanding the impact of various changes and life transitions that occur in older age is essential. This review seeks to uncover potential sources of distress in an elder’s physical, psychological, social, and spiritual well-being to shed light on the unique challenges and needs facing this age group…


Palliative and Supportive Care


Palliat Support Care. 2010 Feb 18:1-11.

Resource Type:

Journal Article


Thompson GN, Chochinov HM.