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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!

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In this week’s Talking Matter’s blog post, we followed up with Ellen to ask her to respond to some of the most popular questions that we receive from friends and fans of the nonprofit’s work.

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Across the country, hundreds of the communities that work alongside The Conversation Project are taking innovative approaches to promoting the importance of end-of-life care conversations. From cozy events at local libraries, sermons at congregations and…

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Did you know…? 90% of people say that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important. 27% have actually done so. Source: The Conversation Project National Survey (2013)          …

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Because I’m a Dad
By Ira Byock, MD, 06/17/2016

For years, as a physician and public advocate for better care, I’ve talked about the importance of having conversations about what matters most to people in life-threatening situations and completing advance directives. As a principle…

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On this month’s national community call offered through The Conversation Project we will dive into a crucial community organizing strategy – Tooting Your Own Horn. In our work with groups around the country we see…