New Initiative to Assist African Americans with Serious Illness and End-of-Life Advance Care Planning (ACP) Launches During National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Initiative to Assist African Americans with Serious Illness and End-of-Life Advance Care Planning (ACP) Launches During National Hospice and Palliative Care Month CARY, NORTH CAROLINA, USA, November 3, 2021 – November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and Dr. Gloria Thomas Anderson is raising awareness about the longstanding gap when […]
JO Magazine featured Dr. Gloria Thomas Anderson in Issue 26 in June 2021.
Research indicates that African Americans have less access to palliative care, and many do not choose hospice in end-of-life situations. Actually, Black Americans are the most likely ethnic group in the US to select life support over palliative care and hospice.
A Vital Key to Bridging African-American Disparity Gaps in Healthcare Exists in Advance Care Planning
Dr. Gloria Thomas Anderson Brings Awareness to End-of-Life Decision Making During April’s National Minority Health Month RALEIGH, NC, April 8, 2021 – Advance Care Planning (ACP) expert and educator, Gloria Thomas Anderson, PhD, LMSW, is urging Black Americans to prepare advance healthcare documents in April—in recognition of National Minority Health Month (NMHM)—and shine light on […]
BY C-TAC | APRIL 7, 2021 A new study in the Journals of Gerontology examines racial disparities in access to advance care planning (ACP) services, offering evidence for interventions by clinicians and institutions to reduce inequities. After conducting 74 interviews across six health systems, researchers concluded that most clinicians avoided ACP with certain racial or ethnic groups, those with limited […]
by Edward Sylvan, CEO of Sycamore Entertainment Group There are many stories that I’ve been made aware of about how my book has directly helped patients and families. One particular email I received came from a nurse who had purchased a copy of my book, The African-American Spiritual and Ethical Guide to End-of-Life Care: What Y’all […]