Links We Like: September 23, 2016

| By Meredith Ford

We were a big fan of this article this week, and we think it’s worth a read. Our staff members have certainly considered the possibility that individuals sometimes wait for the “right” moment. Read more: Can sheer willpower keep patients alive in their dying hours?

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How to Pay for End-of-Life Care

| By Meredith Ford

Last week Casa de la Luz hosted a screening of PBS Frontline documentary Being Mortal at The Loft Cinema. We were thrilled to have nearly 300 people turn out for this event, and regretted that we weren’t able to answer everyone’s questions during our panel discussion. For today’s blog, we wanted to take a few […]

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Finding the Courage to Face Your Grief

| By Meredith Ford

Many years ago a friend said to me, “True courage is not the absence of fear, but the willingness to proceed in spite of it.”  I don’t know the origin of that statement, but it felt very right and true at the time.  Dr. Brené Brown, in her book I Thought It Was Just Me […]

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Links We Like: September 9, 2016

| By Meredith Ford

We love the sound of this project out of Stanford! What a great way to encourage people to not leave anything unsaid and to let our loved ones know just how much we love them. Read more: Writing a ‘Last Letter’ When You’re Healthy The other article we really appreciated this week was about talking […]

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