Last March, my dad, John Rooney, was diagnosed with ALS. In September, he shared his hopes for a good death.
When the time comes, I, too, hope he has a good and peaceful death. But, I hope for more for him. I hope for a good life. Read More…
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Our "Death over Dinner" brought dozens of area residents together for frank, honest conversation about death and dying on National Health Care Decisions Day! Thank you to all who participated in the April 16th event, and we hope you "start the conversation" with your loved ones.
and remember this:
Among those 60 and older at the time of death, 70 percent who faced medical decisions in their final days were incapable of participating in those decisions. (Health and Retirement Study)
We're excited to share some photos of the event, which was held at Chicago's Barba Yianni Grecian Taverna, 761 N. Lincoln Avenue.
Randi Belisomo helps lead the 'Death over Dinner'
Life Matters Media aims to be the premiere provider of information, resources and support for all involved in end of life decision-making. Through fostering better communication, we will empower the ill, aged, caregivers, surrogates and medical providers to navigate this life phase with confidence and dignity.
By providing a platform for the sharing of information, resources, communication and experiences of those living their final days fully, the vision of Life Matters Media is to create a community for ones facing the end of life and for those that care for them. Ultimately, we seek to foster a greater understanding of the capacity that end of life decisions have to nurture the human spirit.
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