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Aug 12, 2022

In this episode, our guest Rabbi Steve Leder shares his perspective on dying and how the death of his father forever changed him. Steve Leder is the senior rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. After receiving his degree in writing and graduating cum laude from Northwestern University, and spending time...


Aug 5, 2022

Dr. Jim deMaine is with us to talk with us about advocacy in serious illness and his book Facing Death: Finding Dignity Hope and Healing at the End.  Dr. deMaine is a retired Pulmonary and Critical Care physician, an accomplished public speaker, and an outspoken advocate for end-of-life decisions. In his book Facing...


Aug 1, 2022

Anthropologist Anita Hannig is talking with us about Medical Aid in Dying, misconceptions about assisted dying laws, and her new book The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America. Every end of life professional should be informed about what medical aid in dying really is. MAID laws, otherwise known as...


Jul 29, 2022

We’re talking about comfort feedings today, how they work and the benefits they hold for hospice patients and their caregivers.  Comfort feeding, (also pleasure feeding, is the practice of feeding the patient only what the patient likes and wants.  It might not be considered particularly healthy.  It’s more about...


Jul 22, 2022

Navigating the maze of responsibilities following a death can be overwhelming. Empathy.com can help. The Empathy founders know that loss-related tasks are many, ranging from writing an obituary to closing out business accounts and subscriptions.  On the Empathy website, you’ll find resources to help with choosing a...