Living With Cancer: Parting Gifts Being in a cancer support group eventually means losing a friend. In this article from the Living with Cancer series, Susan Gubar explores this particular kind of loss.
LIVES – Lawless Friendship In this story from the New York Times, Mary Cantwell describes her deep grief after a close friend dies, and reflects how the sorrow at the death of a friend is often unrecognized by our cultural norms.
Family Perspective: Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking (VSED) In this video from the fall 2016 Palliative Care Institute seminar, Death Happens: Let’s Talk About Your Choices, Phyllis Shacter tells the story of her husband’s decision to choose VSED rather than move into late stage Alzheimers.
In this video from the fall 2016 Palliative Care Institute seminar – Death Happens: Let’s Talk About Your Choices, Grace Wang tells the story of her husband Ethan’s decision to choose Death with Dignity. Ethan Remmel, was an Associate Professor of Psychology at Western Washington University. He wrote a moving and powerful blog, Living While Dying, for Psychology Today…