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Before I Die – Essay by Myranda Bullock

Imagine lying on your deathbed looking back at your life, are you satisfied? I recently read an article titled “The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying” by Joe Martino. The article talked about a book that a palliative nurse had written, and her findings of what people most regret when they’re dying. I began to […]

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Who I Want to be Before I Die – Essay by Lauren Sherwood

Often times before death people lie in a bed of regret and spend the last few hours wishing they could have done more. I refuse to conform to this common idea. When I’m dying I want to regret nothing in my life. I want to spend my last few hours enjoying the time I have […]

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Before I Die – Essay by Arlene Alonzo

Thinking about dying could be a scary topic to talk about but there are so many things to accomplish before death. A lot of people are on their death beds regretting what they did with their lives and have no way of going back and changing it. You have got to live a life you […]

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National Healthcare Decisions Week 2017

National Healthcare Decisions Week* National Healthcare Decisions Week exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. Monday April 17, 2017 5:30 pm – THE BUCKET LIST Movie night (Longmont Senior Center) 5:30 pm –  Sandwiches for the Sandwich Generation! Easing the Burden of Caregiving     (East Boulder […]

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APRIL = Death + Taxes And Spring, beautiful flowers, warm sunshine, reawakening…

    See what’s new with The Conversation Project! View this email in your browser APRIL = Death + Taxes And Spring, beautiful flowers, warm sunshine, reawakening… NATIONAL HEALTHCARE DECISIONS WEEK “Pay your taxes, and talk about death….all in one week!” APRIL 16-22, 2017 SO MUCH HAPPENING….. Events in Boulder County include: Movie Night:  “The Bucket […]

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Life Is Short
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Life Iz Short

I’ve recently made an amazing discovery. While visiting my again parents in New Mexico last month, I was at the home of a friend and noticed an interesting looking book on a large work table in their kitchen.  I asked what it was, and was told that my friend had heard about it on an […]

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HAVE YOU HEARD? Since March of 2016 we have reached over 2400 people! Let’s keep people talking…

      View this email in your browser HAVE YOU HEARD?  Since March of 2016 we have reached over 2400 people!   Let’s keep people talking…   Dr. Atul Gawande talks about Palliative Care and the Four Important Questions. As we continue to work with our healthcare teams to support conversations about future care, […]

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A letter from Diane…

When Diane Israel’s mother was dying, she reached out to Ellen Goodman – founder of The Conversation Project   Dear Ellen, I write you one month after the death of my mother. I want to tell you her story and my story involving mom. I hope it will speak to others! 15 years ago, on […]

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Start 2017 Right… HOW’S THAT DIET GOING?

  Start 2017 Right… By joining The Conversation today!  HOW’S THAT DIET GOING? Just when you may start feeling bad about not sticking to your New Year’s promises, The Conversation Project is giving you an opportunity to feel good about yourself!  We wait until the holiday hubbub is over to ask for your support – […]

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

    Great News For 2017! View this email in your browser HAPPY HOLIDAYS! So many wonderful things coming in 2017!  Save all the dates below, and keep an eye out for our WINTER WEBINARS….. learn without leaving the house! And remember, what we do makes a difference.  Thank you all for your support. “I […]

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