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

‘I Love You Still’: Woman creates baby memory book to comfort mothers after miscarriage

Courtesy of Fox35Orlando.com | By Kelly Taylor Hayes | Originally Posted 10.25.2019 | Published 12.05.2019 https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/i-love-you-still-woman-creates-baby-memory-book-to-comfort-mothers-after-miscarriage GREENFIELD, Minn. - After a dear friend lost her baby to miscarriage, a Minnesota woman scoured the internet for a gift to honor the child and... Continue Reading →

Dr. Lisa Talks About…Advanced Directives and Why You Should Have Them

https://youtu.be/5ruseXpQTKI

Dr. Lisa Talks About – DEATH

https://youtu.be/lNtMHyKI6Ug

Grief doesn’t leave you. It lays bare your capacity to tolerate what is terrifying

Courtesy of The Irish Times | By Laura Kennedy |Photograph by Aidan Crawley | Originally Posted 11.27.2019 | Published 12.01.2019 Four years, and still I don’t know what to do on my mother’s anniversary Each year, the anniversary comes, and... Continue Reading →

Widowed mother-of-6 shares grief advice: ‘You are not required to smile for anyone’

Courtesy of Yahoo.com | Written by Elise Sole | Photo by : Amy Paulsen | Originally Posted 11.07.2019 | Published 11.17.2019 (Picture Above: Shannon Dingle lost her husband Lee over the summer in a "freak accident." Now she and their... Continue Reading →

‘I had to buy it and finish it’: Why 1,000 people offered to crowd-stitch the quilt of a dead woman none of them knew

Courtesy of TheWashingtonPost.com |Written by Allison Klein | Photo by Shannon Downey |Originally Posted 10.29.2019 | Published 11.14.2019 (Picture above: Shannon Downey with the embroidery and quilt materials she purchased at an estate sale. Photo credit: Shannon Downey))Shannon Downey likes... Continue Reading →

Grief in the Workplace

Courtesy of Psycom.net | Written by Kathleen Smith, PhD, LPC | Posted 09.09.2019| Published 11.09.2019 In most workplaces, there is nothing in the manual to address the death of a coworker. They might be like family to us, or we... Continue Reading →

How can doctor-patient communication be improved in palliative care?

Courtesy of The Independent.com | Originally Posted 09.16.2019 |Published 11.02.2019 By combining AI, linguistics and end-of-life care experts, two brothers are attempting to change the system to make both patients and their doctors more comfortable One afternoon in the summer of... Continue Reading →

How to Talk to Your Grown Kids About Your Mortality

Courtesy of NextAvenue.org | By Elizabeth Fishel and Jeffrey Arnett | Originally Posted 01.07.2016 | Published 10.30.2019 During a car ride, Peter brought up to his two twentysomethings what his end-of-life wishes would be: No heroic measures, because he wouldn’t want to... Continue Reading →

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