National Healthcare Decisions Week
Read three of the six winning essays from Arapahoe High Students. They are now working on a video to help others talk about death and dying.
The Conversation Project in Boulder, in conjunction with Naropa University graduate students, sponsored a panel called “Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying.” It was a fascinating and informative evening.
Some rules are meant to be broken. Read about compassionate nurses who gave a dying man his last wish. We are slowly beginning to understand the needs and choices of the dying.
Here’s a wonderful RESOURCE for you and your loved ones. Someone in your family needs to talk…..
And in THE ECONOMIST – as the conversation becomes more mainstream – “Death is inevitable. A bad death is not.”
Read about the “Dementia Provision” for Living Wills, from Compassion and Choices.
The Conversation Project in Boulder co-founders, Dr. Jean Abbott and Constance Holden, RN had a busy April. Jean is educating primary care physicians about Advance Care Planning and Constance reached over 90 people during National Healthcare Decisions Week at Boulder Foothills Hospital.
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