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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.


‘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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Kathy Griffin’s Mom Facing Dementia

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Kathy Griffin’s mother, Maggie Griffin, is suffering from dementia, the comedian announced Thursday on social media. “As heartbreaking as this is, I feel the need to share some important info about my mom Maggie,” the comedian posted on Instagram. “I’ve always been honest with you all, but this one is really hard. […]

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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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