We all need to do some serious soul searching when it comes to end-of-life issues. Dr. Louis Profeta, an emergency medicine physician, has written some powerful and thought-provoking essays to help us all start thinking about our own wishes. He shares his view from the front seat and offers advice for making your own voice heard.
Here’s a secret: none of us will get out of this life alive. So, why are we all so afraid to discuss death, dying and end-of-life issues? Growing Bolder is not only willing to talk about it, we’re hoping to launch a national conversation surrounding the issues we’ll all someday face. Learn how to live and die well.
Looking for a unique way to make a difference? Andrew Payer, Ph.D., of the UCF College of Medicine explains how donating your body to science can not only help educate the next generation of doctors, it can help save future lives. Plus, wait until you learn how carefully and reverentially the bodies are treated and cared for.
Mitch Albom says his beloved books aren’t about death; they’re very much about living and focusing on what’s really important. And his book, “The First Phone Call From Heaven,” is no exception.
Dr. Brad Stuart has spent four decades passionately advocating for home-based primary care for the chronically and terminally ill. He believes that to fix American healthcare we first have to fix the end-of-life care model. He explains.
Is there life after death? A widely regarded neurosurgeon — and a lifelong skeptic — has written one of the most compelling arguments yet in support of an afterlife. Find out what happened while he was in a coma that made him a believer.
After the tragic death of his wife, Mark Noonan realized it was time to step off the high-powered career ladder and focus instead on something that would fulfill him. He found it, and wants to help you, too, discover your true passion.
For decades, Gretchen Ganas has been battling cancer. When she was diagnosed in 2012 with what doctors said was a terminal, rare disease, she opted out of chemo in favor of literary therapy. She shares what she’s learned as she faces death.
One woman made the journey through despair and transformed into someone fully alive. Cheryl Strayed writes about those experiences in her book, “Wild,” and it’s caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey.
One of the nation’s foremost experts on palliative care says end-of-life care is one of the biggest national crises we’re facing today. Find out why he thinks our system is broken and how he would change the way we deal with our final life stage.