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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.

A parting lesson from my parents
Posted on 12/24/2015

Boston Globe — We often try to keep our personal and professional lives separate, but sometimes they collide unexpectedly. That happened to me over the complex and delicate issue of end-of-life care, where our health system still…

Next Avenue – About to board a flight back to his district, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., is downright effusive, calling a health care policy that takes effect Jan. 1 “profound” and nothing short of “revolutionary.”…

NY Times — It seemed like a logical idea, the congressman told me, and not a particularly radical one. American health care tends to encourage doctors to make money by ordering more tests and procedures…

The Tablet — Having a conversation about end-of-life care is awkward and difficult, but it can help in making decisions about what matters most when the time comes. That was the focus of “Journey to…