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Read up on news highlights featuring The Conversation Project as well as other efforts to spread the importance of conversations about wishes for end-of-life care. Includes stories from newspapers, TV, radio, and blogs.

Medical Futility Blog: The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is working with The Conversation Project, a recently launched public engagement campaign dedicated to having every person’s end-of-life wishes expressed and respected.  The aim is to…

Hard Decisions in the I.C.U.
Posted on 10/26/2012

The New York Times: Your relative has spent five days in a hospital intensive care unit, unable to breathe without a ventilator and incapable of making her own medical decisions. Because she appointed you her…

HealthJournalism.org: Is it important to talk about end-of-life concerns with older adults before they become incapable of expressing their wishes? Yes. Do Americans have these discussions as regularly as they should? No. A new Boston-based enterprise, The…

Feisty Side of Fifty: Have you ever considered discussing end-of-life choices for your loved ones or yourself? Most of us would answer, “yes” to this question. But, as important as the topic is, few feel…

Have You Had The Conversation?
Posted on 10/26/2012

The Grace Cherian Blog: I was watching the news recently. And was intrigued to hear about the something I’d never heard of before, especially in light of the fact that Mom died just recently. The Conversation…