Don't panic poem
Even when people express their end-of-life care wishes, honoring their choices can be challenging or impractical. Dr. Karen Boudreau’s family knows this from experience. She wrote this letter to her loved ones to offer guidance in case they ever need to make difficult decisions at the end of her life. The Conversation Project has shared this letter with many people who have been inspired by its compassion to have “the conversation” with their own families.
Diane Sawyer features The Conversation Project on ABC World News.
practice makes perfect
We know that starting conversations about end-of-life care wishes with your loved ones can be hard, and we are here to help.
IHI 6 Voices
Six professionals at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement talk about what it means to talk about end-of-life care with their loved ones.
a soul Doctor and a jazz singer
Dr. Lachlan Forrow, MD, advisor to The Conversation Project, talks about what it means to his patients to have a good day. One terminally ill patient, Dolly Baker, says that for her a good day is one where she is able to sing.