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The iPhone at the Deathbed

Families are photographing death at home. These photos may feel jarring on Facebook, but the practice itself has a long history. “The impulse to photograph is the same as it was for the Victorians. They want to show they have…

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As Vietnam Veterans Age, Hospices Aim to Meet Their Needs

In addition to high rates of disability and psychological issues, some vets facing the end of life are confronting long-suppressed memories of the traumas of war. When Brenda Hellrung’s husband, Timothy, a Vietnam veteran, needed a hospice program in June,…

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CEOLP and End of Life Issues Featured in New HBO Films

In mid-August, two films related to end-of-life issues, directed and produced by Perri Peltz and Matthew O’Neill (of HBO’s “Axios”), were released by HBO Documentaries. The Crestone End of Life Project and the late Aliyah Alexander are the subject of…

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An Oral History of CEOLP

How did the Crestone End of Life Project come to be? What was involved in getting it off the ground, and how does it work? A public informational event in Crestone in late April provided clear, articulate and interesting answers…

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