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What this Time has Meant in this Global Pandemic

What this Time has Meant in this Global Pandemic

July 8, 2020 LifePath Coaching and Facilitation Blog written by Judith McGill lifepathfacilitation.ca I think what I find most remarkable about living through this global pandemic is the dawning awareness that I share this experience in common with some 7.8 billion other souls around the world....

Alarming: ethics in pandemic times

Alarming: ethics in pandemic times

Would Hippocrates Rewrite His Oath? After 2,000 years, the Greek pledge traditionally taken by doctors is falling into disuse. A professor of medicine here stresses the need for a new declaration of ethics. This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive Many people were...

The coronavirus is a chance to have profound end-of-life conversations we need

The coronavirus is a chance to have profound end-of-life conversations we need

End-of-Life Conversations:    GORDON RUBENFELD CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED MARCH 16, 2020   Let’s say that an 80-year-old woman who gets along reasonably well at home with some help from a visiting care worker gets sick with pneumonia. She is admitted to the hospital and things get...

David Kessler and Brené Brown on Grief and Finding Meaning

David Kessler and Brené Brown on Grief and Finding Meaning

Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief Unlocking Us  |  Brené Brown | March 31, 2020     This Podcast does a deep dive into David Kessler’s book “The Sixth Stage of Grief” and helps us think more what it takes to find meaning through our grief, especially in these times. His work...

Death Doulas Transforming How We Die in Canada

Death Doulas Transforming How We Die in Canada

Helping families work through their grief and navigate end of life BY SHIRLEE ENGEL GLOBAL NEWS Posted June 10, 2016 4:57 pm   This Global News cast interviews two death doulas/thanadoulas who assisted families as they took care of their loved ones while they were dying. Families share how...

A Better Death: Midwives for the Dying

A Better Death: Midwives for the Dying

Professionals as Midwives for the Dying The Atlantic: Richard Gunderman | December 16, 2013   A physician and nurse practitioner discuss the emerging role of medical professionals who ease the death process. There is no one right way to die, but just as we need help coming into the world, we...

A Death Midwife can help families with better end-of-life care

A Death Midwife can help families with better end-of-life care

CBC Radio · Apr 24, 2015 A Death Midwife helps navigate end of life Gloria Christianson remembers vividly the moment her son Scott passed away. "Somebody came out and called me back into the room and said, 'It's time.' I sat down, they passed him into my arms and he took his last breath and he...

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