Clara Was 8 Years Old. And She Was Dying of Cancer.

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“In a moment of insight, Kathy realized Clara didn’t need…

An Inevitable Frontier

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Photo by Jamie Saw on UnsplashThis article first appeared on…

Recompose Offers a Sustainable Alternative to the Death Care Industry

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An interview with Katrina Spade | Founder and CEO, RecomposeKatrina…

Cancer Treatment in America

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“I was diagnosed with cancer the day I lost my health insurance.”I…

I’m a Social Worker and Former Family Caregiver, and I Want to Destigmatize Death Talk

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“We do not know when or where death awaits us, so we must be…

The Gift of Death Talk: How Sharing Your Wishes Helps Everyone

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“At every turn, Patrick was given more treatment, more drugs,…

In Thinking About my Death, I Discovered How I Truly Wish to Live

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“Life was no longer about what I wanted to do in the future,…

Dying Better in Chicago

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“You’re not going to like this message, but black folks die…

Why a Temporary Advance Directive Turned Out to be the Most Important Page in My Medical Record

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“It had never occurred to me that I could actually die during…

Opinion: Senator John McCain’s Funeral Planning was not about Politics but a Lesson on how to End…

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A response to the New York Times piece, “How McCain Got the…