Death Over Dinner Death Over Dinner How we want to die represents the most important and costly conversation America isn’t having. In response, The Conversation Project has gathered dozens of healthcare and wellness leaders to cast an unflinching eye at end of life, and has created an uplifting interactive adventure that transforms this seemingly difficult conversation into one of deep engagement, insight and empowerment.
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TEDx We Need a Heroic Narrative for Death by Amanda Bennett A powerful talk arguing that having hope for a happy ending of a loved one’s life does not warrant a diagnosis of “denial.” A call to match the heroic narratives we have in life with a heroic narrative for death.
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TEDx Let’s Talk About Dying by Peter Saul A discussion of the success of intensive care and how that has impacted how we die, and how we react to others’ death in the 21st Century.
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TEDx Should We Be Afraid of Death? by Stephen Cave Why are humans afraid to die? Four stories we tell ourselves about death in reaction to our fear.
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YouTube Top 5 Regrets of the Dying by Bronnie Ware Compilation of the thoughts of dying individuals.
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Resilience Culture of Dying - Justin Ritchie and Seth Moser-Katz interview Stephen Jenkinson Resilience.org interviews Stephen Jackson about our cultural difficulty with death and how to overcome it.
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NPR "Erasing Death" Explores the Science of Resuscitation by Sam Parnia, M.D. Dr. Sam Parnia, a critical care doctor and director of resuscitation research at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine, studies what people experience between the moment that their heart stops beating and after they have been resuscitated.
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NPR A Busy ER Doctor Slows Down to Help Patients Cope with Adversity by Annie Feidt A view of palliative care and one doctor’s journey into the oft misunderstood speciality.
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NPR Bedside Manner: Conversation with Patients About Death - Dr. Pauline Chen & Dr. Beth Lown Doctors often struggle with conversations about death. A reflection on how difficult situations can be made even more so when doctors are less than forthcoming about death and dying.
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