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Conversation Starter
Posted on 11/13/2012

Womenetics: There’s a photo of my mom I love looking at. In it, she’s standing some distance in front of two Egyptian pyramids    a squinty smile lurking quietly beneath her oversized sunglasses. Although she…

The Conversation Project
Posted on 11/08/2012

The Death Writer Blog: A few weeks ago, I was sitting in a doctor’s office and I read a little blurb about the Conversation Project in one of the magazines.  So, I sent them an…

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…