The End of Life Guideline Series by Barbara Karnes

  Barbara Karnes, RN, is an internationally respected speaker, educator, author, and considered a leader on matters of end-of-life. While present at the bedside of hundreds of people during the dying process, hospice pioneer Karnes noticed that each death was following a near-identical scenario. Each person was going through the stages of death in almost … Read more

Have You Met BJ Miller?

  We don’t want to diminish how much palliative care physician BJ Miller‘s TED Talk, “Not Whether But How,” will move you and get you thinking, but we can’t resist giving you a taste here (if only to get you to take a break and listen in full):   “I’ve been seeing Frank now for … Read more

Examining Life, Looking Straight at Death

WNYC Radio’s program Radiolab recently presented an episode all about mortality—it’s thought-provoking and embedded with fascinating questions, starting with “Do we have to die?” and ending with “How do we deal with dying?”