Terminally Ill

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Terminally Ill

Describing a person who is expected to die soon, usually within a year. Gifts of terminally ill persons are considered distributions of the estate; they may be subject to the estate tax. Obviously, terminally ill persons are unlikely to be sold health insurance or life insurance.
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Every penny from our daffodil pins really does count towards the care and support that Marie Curie is able to provide for all those affected by terminal illness."
Treecycling was part of the Hospice's "Care At Christmas" campaign - a festive appeal which aimed to boost support for individuals and families living with terminal illness.
"It was a wonderful evening and we are thrilled to have raised such a significant amount which will go directly to supporting people living with a terminal illness and their loved ones at the hospice."
Then Sammy is diagnosed with a devastating and terminal illness as the school year begins, and Cal is wracked with guilt and blames himself when is brother dies.
Christine Carruthers, Marie Curie community fundraiser, said: "Marie Curie relies heavily on the support of our volunteers, without whom we would not be able to continue providing care and support to people with terminal illnesses, and their loved ones, in the local community.
Money raised from our collections helps Marie Curie Nurses to provide more free care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes, thank you for your support.
Life Option - Sum assured paid on death or on diagnosis of Terminal illness as lump sum benefit to the nominee and the policy terminates.
Supporters respond that any hope is better than no hope when facing a terminal illness.
The 76-year-old added: "In California, millions of people now have the ability to die with dignity in the event of terminal illness. It is a disgrace that, as a Briton, I am denied this right at home."
"The Great Daffodil Appeal makes it possible for Marie Curie Nurses to provide free hands-on care for people with a terminal illness. Every March, millions of people across the UK show their support for our work by simply giving a donation to wear a daffodil pin "We are really excited to go out with a bang in Newcastle, and would like to thank the city council for allowing our mascot to get the top of one of the North East's prime landmarks."
Marion (Vanessa Redgrave), one of the group's most popular members is battling terminal illness with the help of cranky husband, Arthur (Terence Stamp), who would prefer his wife to give up singing to concentrate on getting better.
EoACAo She is first diagnosed with a terminal illness before the last 18 months of the stated term

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