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How do people talk about hospice care on social media?

In our efforts to understand how people deal with death and dying every day, we took to social media to look at how people talk about hospice. We used the tool Storify to capture social media posts related to hospice, and wove them into a real “story” that gives personal context to this large, unwieldy topic.

47 Questions, unlimited answers

hand_writing_on_cards.pngOne of the things you figure out pretty quickly when you’re dealing with end-of-life issues is that nothing is simple.

Grace is overcoming

Pat_and_Aunt_Lib_MGoG.jpgWhen I played an early version of My Gift of Grace last summer with my Great Aunt Lib* (one of my favorite people on the planet), she asked why we chose to use the word “grace” in the name.

Utilizing the OODA Loop to uphold a patient's wishes and values

Through the process of developing My Gift of Grace we have learned a lot about the kinds of conversations people have (and don’t have) about end-of-life care. We have seen just how challenging it can be to get clear about one’s values and goals of care, and how important it is to make one’s wishes known.

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