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Newswire

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.


Revolutionizing How Nursing Homes Care For The Sick

DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Indiana researchers hope that providing nursing homes with additional federal funding and in-house clinicians will significantly reduce the number of unnecessary hospitalizations vulnerable residents face. Researchers with the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research are testing whether providing nursing homes with increased Medicare payments will reduce disruptive and […]

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Our Top Posts Of 2018

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Throughout 2018, Life Matters Media and our expert contributors covered a variety of end of life-related issues. Here’s a look back at some of the stories that resonated most with readers and were widely shared on social media. Feeling Lonely Or Alone? Bored Or Empty? by Susan M. Mathews, PhD, RN, MSBE […]

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“End Game” Shortlisted For Oscar

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org “End Game” has made the shortlist 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 Area families grappling with disease, death and denial. The film was made available for streaming on Netflix […]

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