What Are Your Wishes for the End of Your Life?
Since its inception, in addition to supporting Palliative Care development in India, Pallium India-USA has been working to help provide culturally sensitive end of life [...]
Vitamin Supplements Associated with Increased Risk for Death.
Dr M Narendranathan, Gastroenterologist, writes: Vitamin supplements associated with increased risk for death. New findings from Iowa Women’s Health Study, published in October 2011, showed very [...]
Laughing at Death: A Great Lesson in Acceptance!
Here’s another story from The Guardian, the story of a father and son laughing over a stroke, then cancer and eventually death! Jason Cook: My dad’s [...]
An Uneasy Peep Into Tomorrow
A report in The Guardian’s Datablog brings our attention to the latest statistics on the causes of death in England and Wales. Behind the falling death rates, [...]
The “D” Word
From the Widow’s Voice (“We write about widowhood as we live it. Together we examine the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of life [...]
End It All? Or Live With It, Meaningfully?
Only 10% of us will die a sudden death. At the end of life, 90% of us will go through a prolonged illness before the [...]
25 Documents You Need Before You Die
Useful guide by Saabira Chaudhuri in the Wall Street Journal. The article covers areas such as wills, proof of ownership, bank accounts, health-care, life insurance, retirement, marriage documents and why you [...]
Palliative Care Neglected Worldwide: Tens of Millions Face Death in Agony
In their 128-page report, “Global State of Pain Treatment: Access to Palliative Care as a Human Right“, Human Rights Watch (HRW) highlights the fact that tens of [...]
Last Night’s TV: Witnessing the Passing of a Life
In a recent blog post we asked the question “Can Death Become a Beautiful Experience?” prompted by the controversy surrounding a scene from the BBC documentary [...]