Dying & Death Talk

Looking at dying and death for what it is: a part of life.

MP’s speech on assisted dying: ‘the law forced my father into a lonely death’ – video

Courtesy of The Guardian | By Parliament TV | Originally Published 07.05.2019 | Posted 07.14.2019


Your stories of being there when someone died

Courtesy of ABC Life | By Kellie Scott | Illustration by ABC Life/Unsplash | Originally Published 05.22.2019 | Posted 07.11.2019 When we published a story on how to sit with someone who is dying, we asked for your experiences. Many of... Continue Reading →

Me and My Dying Parent (Patrice & Preston) | Truth or Drink

Courtesy of | Posted 07.08.2019

This Is How I Want to Be Dead

Courtesy of the | By Richard Conniff | Illustration by JooHee Yoon | Originally Published 07.07.2017 | Posted 07.04.2019 Years ago, doing some research in England on moles — the burrowing kind — I paid a visit to the... Continue Reading →

Rituals of Honor in Hospital Hallways

Courtesy of the | By Tim Lahey, M.D. | Photo by University of Vermont Medical Center| Originally Published 04.02.2019 | Posted 06.30.2019 Hospitals across the United States are holding honor walks to show respect to patients at the end... Continue Reading →

You are on vacation and a loved one at home dies. What do you do now?

Courtesy of | By Andrea Sachs | Illustration by Yifan Wu/For The Washington Post | Orignally Published 03.29.2019 | Posted 06.27.2019 Before a vacation in Malawi last summer, I shared my trip details with my family, in case of... Continue Reading →

40 TV Shows That Handled the Death of a Cast Member

Courtesy of |By Samantha Sutton | Orignally Published 03.08.2019 | Posted 06.24.2019 When it comes to our list of must-watch shows, we feel pretty connected to the main characters, especially if we can relate to them.  When someone's heart gets... Continue Reading →

Knowing the Right Time to Say Goodbye to a Pet

But my veterinarian advised me that my end-of-life scenario for my dog wasn’t realistic. In most cases, a natural death, she told me, means prolonged suffering that we don’t always see, because dogs and cats are far more stoic than humans when it comes to pain.

How ‘Death Doulas’ Can Help People at the End of Their Life

Courtesy of |By Kristen Fischer | Illustration credit: Ruth Basagoitia | Orignally Published 07.30.2018 | Posted 06.18.2019 New service is changing how we approach end-of-life care To many people, the word “doula” refers to a childbirth coach. But doulas... Continue Reading →

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