RECENT ARTICLES/VIDEOS OF INTEREST
Experts Weigh In: Where Do People Want to Die? Medpage Today 10-9-2015
How to talk about Dying New York Times published 7-1-2015
My Own Life – Oliver Sacks on learning he has terminal cancer New York Times published 2-19-2015
PBS FRONTLINE: Being Mortal (broadcast 2-10-2015)
Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life – Committee on Approaching Death – Addressing Key End-of-Life Issues, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, June 2014
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine: Patient website http://palliativedoctors.org
Community-Wide End-of-Life/Palliative Care Advisory Group http://www.compassionandsupport.org/
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization http://www.nhpco.org
Hospice and Palliative Care Association, New York State www.hpcanys.org
Hudson Valley Hospice http://hvhospice.org
Bauer-Maglin, N. & Perry, D. (Eds.). (2010). Final Acts: Death, dying, and the choices we make. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Brody, J. (2009). Jane Brody’s Guide to the Great Beyond: A practical primer to help you and your loved ones prepare medically, legally, and emotionally for the end of life. New York, NY: Random House, Inc.
Byock, I. (2012). The best care possible: A physician’s quest to transform care through the end of life. New York, NY: Avery.
Gawande, Atul. (2014). Being mortal: Medicine and what matters in the end. New York, NY: Metropolitan Books.
Halifax, J. (2008). Being with dying: Cultivating compassion and fearlessness in the presence of death. Boston, MA: Shambala.
Trowbridge, D.D. (2012). Enso house: Caring for each other at the end of life. Greenbank, Washington: Abiding Nowhere Press.