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Until Further Notice, I Am Alive: A Lesson in How to Die with Grace

Every once in a while you read a book that completely changes the way you view the world. This is one of those books.Until Further Notice: I am Alive, guides you through the twists and turns of a terminal condition. As a critic, writer and illustrator, author Tom Lubbock could describe a work of[...]

Dying Patient Leaves a Musical Legacy

Sheri Swick loved her three kids and four grandkids. She wanted to leave something for them to remember her by. She was in palliative care in a hospital in London, Ontario when Jill Kennedy-Tufts, the hospital's musical therapist, agreed to help Swick record a legacy. The hospital and Kennedy-Tufts have used this program to optimize the quality of life for palliative patients and their[...]

Dying of a Broken Heart

Everyone has heard the metaphor suffering from a broken heart, but researchers now say dying of a broken heart is possible.Researchers believe this scientific theory may be true after Derek Raymond, 67, received a phone call telling him his daughter Susan had died. He collapsed and died within 30 minutes. It is believed that Raymond most likely didn't die of a heart attack but,[...]

Bibliotherapy: Helping Children Deal With Death

When a child loses a loved one, even if it's a pet, the child can have a difficult time understanding and accepting the loss. Just think about how hard it is for adults to come to terms with death, it's even worse for someone as innocent as a child. To help children understand and work through the[...]

Before I Die, I Want To...

For many of us, death is an inspiration for life. It's that looming expiration of mortality that lingers in the backs of everyone's mind and while it's been suggested that the world is just too big for one lifetime, it hasn't stopped us from considering the things we want to accomplish. For that, we've been given an endless amount of suggestions of things to do, books to read, movies to[...]

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