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Death and dying
Dignity in Care Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care...
'Does cancer not care I have plans?': Terminal diagnosis forces author to grab hold of life Listen to a conversation with author Kate Bowler who was interviewed on "The Current" (CBC radio). Kate is the author of...
Faces of Caring Faces of Caring is a community to share deeply human stories, advice, and resources for facing serious illness. It harnesses...
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer...
A Good Death The online series A Good Death explores what makes a good end-of-life journey, how attitudes and practices are evolving,...
Helping a Friend Who Is Dying This article will guide you in ways to help a friend and yourself during the last days of your friend's life.
Homelessness and end of life care Practical information and tools to support the needs of homeless people who are approaching the end of life, and those who...
How to Die Well Published in The Huffington Post
Indigenous Voices First Nations, Inuit and Métis share stories about living with serious illness and grief in over 170 short video clips. Indigenous...
Interim update on medical assistance in dying in Canada June 17 to December 31, 2016 The first document in a series of sequential reports released by Health Canada on the status of Medical Assistance in Dying...
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