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Carolyn Hax: How to act around friends who didn’t even acknowledge your grief

Courtesy of the Washington Post | By Carolyn Hax | Originally Published 08.01.2019 | Posted 08.31.2019 Dear Carolyn: My sister killed herself two months ago. She had been suffering from depression and was diagnosed with a medical issue that would have... Continue Reading →

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When my grandmother died, she didn’t know she had cancer. Was it really ‘a good lie’?

Courtesy of The Lily | By Marian Liu / The Washington Post/Marian Liu; iStock; Lily illustration) | Originally Published 08.05.2019 | Posted 08.23.2019 I don’t cry in movies, but then again, I’ve never seen my life so clearly on-screen. I... Continue Reading →

Understanding the dying process

Courtesy of Department of Health, Government of Western Australia | Posted 07.24.2019 Information for families This information has been created to help you to answer some difficult questions that you may have about the dying process. It is important to... Continue Reading →

“I don’t want anyone to know I have cancer”

Courtesy of Confessions of a Funeral Director | By Caleb Wilde | Illustration by Caleb Wilde | Originally Published June, 2019 | Posted 07.20.2019 Every time I write a story, I always change names, circumstances, and any identifying factors. This... Continue Reading →

The Comfort of Hospice Massage at Life’s End

Courtesy of NextAvenue.com | By Bill Ward | Photo Credit: Can dance White | Originally Published 08.14.2018 | Posted 07.17.2019 Part of the LIVING TO THE END OF LIFE SPECIAL REPORT (Editor’s note: This story is part of a special report... Continue Reading →

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?edufilter=NULL&v=ZH9tit2CoQM

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 YouTube.com | Posted 07.08.2019 https://youtu.be/2Mg5mvmafhE

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

Courtesy of TheWashingtonPost.com | 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 →

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