Courtesy of TheWashingtonPost.com | By Karen Heller| Photo by Spike Mattford | Originally Posted 04.15.2019 | Published 09.17.2019 Dayna West knows how to throw a fabulous memorial shindig. She hired Los Angeles celebration-of-life planner Alison Bossert — yes, those now... Continue Reading →
by Lisa C. Oliver, EdD JOHN SINGLETON.You may have noticed that when Singleton was still alive, his mother petitioned the court for CONSERVATORSHIP - that is to be given the ability to handle all his affairs because he is incapacitated.... Continue Reading →
Courtesy of SpiritualityHealth.com | By Charles Garfield | Photo Credit: Lighthaunter/Thinkstock | Originally Published 08.24.2015 | Posted 03.29.2019 Some years ago, I helped tend to a friend of mine who was dying of cancer. Near the end of his life,... Continue Reading →
Courtesy of The Atlantic.com | By Jordan Michael Smith | Published 10.2017 issue | Posted 09.18.2018 As a psychotherapist, Irvin Yalom has helped others grapple with their mortality. Now he is preparing for his own end. Updated on September 22,... Continue Reading →
Courtesy of The Independent.com | By Andrew Griffin | Originally Published 10.27.2015 | Posted 08.22.2018 A quick jolt of fear, pain — and then a mysterious process that sees the brain have an extra jolt of life just before it... Continue Reading →
Courtesy of The Independent.com | By Jonathan Jong | Originally Published 12.15.2015 | Posted 07.24.2018 As Benjamin Franklin once said, nothing is certain except death and taxes In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,... Continue Reading →
On the other hand, neglecting to discuss such issues can result in longer hospital stays, a greater likelihood of continuing life-sustaining treatment against a patient’s preferences, and poorer quality of life for patients and family members.