US – The Morning Call
I am responding to comments in Dr. Ric Baxter’s Your View (“End-of-life conversations necessary for families”).
Canada – Montreal Gazette
At first, when the oncologist suggested a palliative care residence for her mother, Laurence Fugère was reluctant. Her concern was that it would be much like the hospital in which her mother had been so unhappy: institutional, crowded and chaotic.
US – Chronogram
Death and dying guru Stephen Jenkinson leads a workshop in Kingston on June 4.
Ireland – Independent
When Miriam Donohoe travelled to Uganda to volunteer in a hospice, she had no idea it would change her life, or that she would fall in love with a little girl.
New Zealand – One News
For the past 16 years Dr Ross Drake has been helping children and adolescents prepare to die.
UK – The Guardian
Software developer Pieter Hintjens outlines his rules for talking to someone who is dying, as he faces up to his own diagnosis of terminal cancer.