Author: Mary Ann Papageorge

Illness as a Companion

We never value or even see some things in our lives until we are just about to lose them. This is particularly true of health. When we are in good health, we are so busy in the world that we never even notice how well we are....

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The Art of Waiting

To paraphrase the writer Viet Thanh Nguyen – the death of each of my patients is lived twice: once in current time and once in memory. Some of my memories of patients are intensely vivid, as if they were shot in...

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What is The Last Visit?

On an informational level this blog is a resource center around death and dying. On a personal level it is a place to explore, learn, and provide resources on creating a peaceful and easy passage.

Talking Death Cards

Talking Death Cards

Talking Death Cards provide you with engaging questions that inspire deep and meaningful conversations among family, friends and colleagues in an easy to use playing card format.

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