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Knowing what to expect when someone you love is dying can relieve some of the anxiety of this time. For most of us, the dying process is unknown, but there are certain things that commonly happen which you can look for.
If given a choice, most of us would want a “good death.” But what that means is all too often left up in the air until a crisis strikes or the sick person is no longer able to communicate his/her wishes.