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Chicago

Taking It To The Streets: Randi Belisomo

As Life Matters Media Co-Founder Randi Belisomo knows, the spotlight on Chicago’s reputation for violent death often overshadows the day-to-day realities of its most vulnerable aging residents. By working across a network of civic, religious, health and community groups, she and her partners are bringing culturally competent, community-based end of life planning to Chicago’s South […]

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The American Medical Association To Examine Its Opposition To Physician-Assisted Suicide

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Amid a national debate regarding the risks and benefits of physician-assisted suicide, the American Medical Association will examine its decades-long opposition to the controversial practice. A recommendation that the nation’s largest physicians organization maintain its opposition to assisted-suicide was rejected Monday, with delegates at the annual Chicago meeting instead voting […]

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Mayor Emanuel Starts the Conversation in Chicago, Urging Expression of End of Life Care Plans

Marking National Health Care Decisions Day on Tax Day, Residents Address Life’s Two Certainties LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is encouraging all Chicagoans to make their future health care wishes known during a week of events to educate residents about the importance of advance care planning, the process of considering, communicating and […]

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