End of Life

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Living While Dying: A Short Film Featuring Role Models for Dying Well

Filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin discusses her travels around the world, and her experiences documenting how other cultures view and honor death.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

The Stages of Alzheimer's and the Caregiver's Role

Here’s how people living with Alzheimer’s disease, and their families, can prepare for the future.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

How to Deal with Conflicting End-of-Life Emotions

How to deal with mixed feelings of guilt, sadness, loss and even joy when losing a loved one after a battle with an illness.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

How to Will Your Body to Science

Considerations to make when choosing to donate your body to science.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Is Palliative Care the Same as Hospice?

Why knowing the difference between hospice and palliative care is critical.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

End of Life Care and Diet

While for most people the primary goal of eating and drinking is to sustain energy and life, the goal of nutritional care for those with advanced cancer is quite different. Advanced cancer usually refers to cancer that can no longer be cured, and car...

By Amy Thomas