National Healthcare Decisions Week

So many events, lots of people reached, awareness is growing….

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, Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying.sponsored a panel called  “Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying.” It was a fascinating and informative evening.




Good Reading

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.

Read about compasstionate nurses 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.

What do you think?

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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