It Always Seems Too Early, Until It’s Too Late

| By Meredith Ford

We just wanted to remind you that Saturday, April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day, and we encourage you to take some time that day to review your advance directives. When you complete your advance directives, you are letting others know what kinds of medical treatments you would or would not want if you were unable […]

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Websites to Help with End-of-Life Care Planning

| By Meredith Ford

End-of-life care planning isn’t fun or easy, but these websites can definitely help the process along. If you are struggling to prepare your advance directives, or don’t know where to start, we recommend using one of these tools. If you are looking for a place to start, we recommend reading the Advance Directives information on […]

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Workshop Series Explores Living and Dying in Tucson

| By Meredith Ford

The Tucson Botanical Gardens and Casa de la Luz have partnered together to present a six-week workshop series featuring the expertise of end-of-life professionals in a unique educational experience in the peaceful environment of the botanical gardens. A Natural Journey: Living and Dying in the Old Pueblo will use story-telling, rituals, artistic expression, music, and […]

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Documentary About End-of-Life Care Premieres on Tucson’s PBS Channel

| By Meredith Ford

Though it may not be the cheeriest of topics or the most popular of topics, Arizona Public Media (AZPM) tackled the issue of advance directives and dying in their latest original documentary, Passing On. Casa de la Luz was proud to be a part of the hour-long documentary, which includes excerpts from interviews with two […]

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What to Expect When Someone Is Dying

| By Meredith Ford

This is a general guide to the processes you may experience as you or your loved approaches the time of death. Just as everyone has a very individual birth experience, the death of each person will also be unique. The changes may pass more rapidly or slowly than stated, and some changes may not even […]

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Start Your Healthcare Planning Conversation Today

| By Meredith Ford

It’s a whole new year, and we’re welcoming 2016 wholeheartedly because it means doctors can now be reimbursed for advance healthcare planning conversations with patients. We firmly believe these healthcare planning conversations are vital for families, to ensure that medical decisions can be made clearly and with certainty in times of healthcare crisis. All adults, […]

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