In this video, Heather Flaherty, Micki Jackson and William Lombard share stories about the importance of Advance Care Planning from three different perspectives. Heather’s mother did not have a plan, and she still wonders if the decisions she made were the right ones. Micki’s husband did have a plan and their family had conversations about…
In this Waking Up Podcast, Sam Harris interviews Frank Ostaseski, Buddhist teacher, international lecturer and a leading voice in end-of-life care, about death and dying—and about how the awareness of death can improve our lives in each moment.
This video of a OneRepublic song is woven with narration from, Brian, a young man living with cystic fibrosis.
This New York Times article, explores John Sheilds’ decision to choose the time of his death and to celebrate his life, leaving a legacy of courage with the support of his, doctor, friends and family.
Planning for the end-of-life is of the most important conversations a family can have, yet so many families fail to have it until it’s too late. In this NBC News Report, Rock Center’s Harry Smith goes to a Wisconsin hospital that has its patients talking about the inevitable: death. In the process it has become known…
Is Your Digital Life Ready for Your Death? You’ve probably thought about what will happen to your finances, your possessions and maybe even your real estate when you die. But what about your Facebook account? Or your hard-drive backups?
How Can We Prepare For A Graceful Death? About BJ Miller’s TED TALK : At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients.
Choices at the end of life: Brittany Maynard’s story In this video, Brittany Maynard shares her own personal story of facing death from an incurable cancer and the solace of having a choice about how she might die.
Living With Cancer: A Tour of Hospice I welcomed the idea of touring a new hospice facility to confront my fears of pain while dying, writes Susan Gubar in her continuing Living With Cancer series.