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Welcome to Talking Matters, a blog featuring updates, stories, and interviews from The Conversation Project. Check back each week for a new post!

How I Faced My Fear of The Conversation
By Molly Galler, 04/02/2018

Until last year, I wasn’t aware there was a National Healthcare Decision Day. As a little girl I developed a fear of needles, making all of my visits to the pediatrician, shall we say, dramatic….

Having The Conversation – Once Is Not Enough
By Susan Ducharme Hoben, 04/02/2018

Susan Ducharme Hoben is the author of Dying Well: Our Journey of Love and Loss, a memoir about an uplifting end-of-life journey that offers a thought-provoking perspective on dying.

The Conversation Project began when Ellen Goodman and a group of concerned media, clergy, and medical professionals gathered to share stories of “good deaths” and “hard deaths” within their own circle of loved ones. They…

National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate, and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. During the week of April 16 – April 22, we hope that you will…

Lasting Letters
Posted on 02/13/2018

In a guest blog post for The Conversation Project, Frish Brandt writes about the power of letter writing. Frish is a letter-mid wife and helps people write lasting letters. When thinking about what matters most…