living your best to the end

Personal Stories


when does DNR make sense Dr. Scott Haig in Time Magazine

Life Before Death a series of personal stories on YouTube

Death in the hospital is not always comfortable Dr John Schumann

Feeding Tubes

Who should make end of life decisions – Psychology today

Doctors and patients face end of life balancing act

Death 1 Medicine Zero Stephen Strauss writes of his parents deaths

Nora Miller shares her husband’s death with dignity, living in Oregon

Lizzy Miles – a thanatologist (one who studies death !) shares her story: Negotiating with God

Let my mother go: a son’s story. Check out how healthcare professionals pretty much refuse to say the words: your mother’s dying.

Is it any easier for a Reverend experiencing dying and death? Only if the language changes

Do Not Resuscitate_poem.: a doctor agonizes over a son’s inability to ‘let go’ – knowing that CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation can do more harm than good.