Register now for 2016 End-of-Life Community Conference in Tucson

| By Meredith Ford

The Casa de la Luz Foundation will host an end-of-life community conference on Friday, November 11 with Frank Ostaseski, founder of the Zen Hospice Project, as the keynote speaker. The Zen Hospice Project is the first Buddhist hospice in America. Ostaseski also created the Metta Institute to provide innovative educational programs and professional trainings that […]

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Links We Like: October 7, 2016

| By Meredith Ford

The only link we have for you this week comes from the Brief But Spectacular series from PBS Newshour. It’s a quick video with BJ Miller, a palliative care specialist from the Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco. Watch: In facing death, this doctor sees a way to live well

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Links We Like: September 30, 2016

| By Meredith Ford

We’re sharing two links this week with articles we think you’ll find interesting. The first is about a photography exhibition that just sounds beautiful. Art projects like these help us understand the spiritual and emotional aspects of end of life. See more: Saying Goodbye, The Right Way The second article is from two healthcare professionals […]

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The Importance of Family Communication at End-of-Life

| By Meredith Ford

How would you respond if told that you had six months or less to live? What would you tell your loved ones? What would be most important for you during this time? When we face our mortality, it becomes clear that life is not held individually, but instead, it is shared with those we love. […]

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