Synthesize the most recent research relevant to this scenario. Discuss current practices in end-of-life and palliative care from the perspectives of Western medicine as well as complementary and alternative medicine.
Discuss the cultural and/or traditional issues that may arise at this time in detail. Consider how and what issues may arise from the integration of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and beliefs, mainstream medical practices, and cultural/traditional rituals and practices.
Describe how your family would react in each of the following scenarios:
Ella intends to continue her Complementary and Alternative Medicine practices.
Ella is compelled to follow conventional medical advice.
Ella’s husband, John, insists on upholding family traditions as a father and husband.
Examine the biological basis for care and describe how the care choices may affect other family members’ individual problems, if at all.
Son Sam is an alcoholic.
Lila, a Type II diabetic daughter
Josh, Josh’s grandson, is developing drug problems.
Lucy, Lucy’s granddaughter, is bipolar and has more entrenched drug problems.
Sarah’s stress as a result of her family’s medical issues (son with leukemia and brother with HIV)
What are the relevant and likely family (micro) conflicts and differences, as well as concerns that may arise?
What is the reaction of the neighborhood and extended family (meso) to the situation?
Research and discuss two community resources (macro) that support Ella’s care needs and/or improve her quality of life using your local area. Assess the ability of these community resources to adequately meet the needs of this diverse family’s circumstances.
The Final Report

The paper must be 6 to 8 double-spaced pages long (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted in accordance with APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
A separate title page with the following information must be included:
Paper’s title
Name of the student
Name and number of the course
Name of the instructor
The date submitted
In addition to the course text, five scholarly sources must be used (six total).
All sourced material must be documented in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
A separate reference page must be included that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing

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