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The Life Matters Media Newswire aims to serve as a comprehensive portal of all news related to end of life decision making and care. We aggregate stories from other media outlets in one place- here, where you can access them easily. We also strive to produce original content covering stories we feel are receiving scant attention.

Kindness Made Audible: Threshold Choir Comforts Patients Nearing Death

BY DANIEL GAITAN | A growing movement is bringing peace and love to dying hospice patients across the globe. Threshold Choir boasts more than 240 groups with about 2,700 volunteers across North America, Europe and Asia. The nonprofit offers free beside vigils for men and women nearing death. “We’re death– and tear-phobic in our […]

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NO-SHAVE NOVEMBER: Police Department Raises Funds For Hospice That Cared For Fellow Officer

BY DANIEL GAITAN An Illinois police department is observing No-Shave November by raising funds for a hospice that cared for one of their own.  Officer Mark Dahlem died February 5 while receiving comfort care at JourneyCare in Barrington from complications associated with brain cancer. Dahlem, 48, served the nearby Palatine Police Department for more […]

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Finding Peace At The End Of Life

A Story Of Hope In The Darkness LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Kimberly Dahlem never expected a series of headaches to change her family’s future. The week before Thanksgiving in 2017, her husband, Mark Dahlem, began complaining of excruciating headaches. “We thought it was just the hustle and bustle about the holiday,” Kimberly, 46, told ​Life Matters […]

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