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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.


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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New Mexico Considers Physician-Assisted Suicide Measure

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org New Mexico could soon join a handful of states allowing physician-assisted suicide. A controversial measure that would allow terminally ill New Mexicans to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs passed its final House committee Wednesday. It’s now headed to the House floor, the Albuquerque Journal reports. House Bill 90, also known […]

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Most Senior Motorists Haven’t Spoken With Family, Doctors About Their Driving Abilities

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org The vast majority of aging motorists haven’t spoken with family members or physicians about their driving abilities, according to a troubling report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The AAA study, conducted with the Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers project (LongROAD), found 83 percent of drivers aged 65 to […]

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‘End Game’ Nominated For Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has highlighted films on death and dying in recent years. BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org “End Game” has been nominated for the Oscar for best documentary short. The 40-minute short directed by Oscar-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman focuses on a handful of San Francisco Bay […]

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