Minnesota Women’s Press conducted a virtual statewide survey to ask Minnesotans about their current fears.
The fear that is most palpable to me is about the changes and loss of normalcy that will come between now and the end.
These experiences have taught me that death need not be dreaded or feared.
As a long-time journalist, my training taught me to not interject myself in the news, in advocacy, in expressing opinions
We don’t let our pets suffer when they are at their end of life, so why human beings, our loved ones?
The weight of the soul is supposedly 21 grams. That is why a designer chose to put 21 grams of
Historically, people buried their loved ones with the intent of preserving their bodies.Embalmed with formaldehyde, secured in a chemically treated
In March 2017, my sisters and I gathered in my mom’s bedroom as her pacemaker was deactivated by a hospice
While most of us would prefer to die at home surrounded by loved ones, most of us will die in
My youngest son has suffered from chronic illness since he was born, requiring many surgical procedures. During one of his
As a board-certified music therapist for 12 years, I have practiced almost exclusively in hospice care. Music can help the
“Facing mortality has made me really look at the narratives we carry and the way we value or disvalue life