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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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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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