Read the latest and most popular End of Life Articles from Next Avenue.
Research shows a widow's or widower's grief can have big effects on physical health
Appropriate cards are tough to find, so here's advice from end-of-life experts
A physician laments the often-excessive care of older adults at the end of life
Know what's offered so you can make informed decisions ahead of time
The surgeon and writer wants to guide a new kind of care in America
A new book explains why so many grieving people also experience anxiety
Hospice massage was once distrusted, but now helps thousands die comfortably
The fleeting turnaround before death is a little-understood marvel
The choice makes sense to some people — including this writer
A doctor advocates for a more humane approach to end-of-life care
A general knowledge can ease the journey for you and your loved one
Have you considered how to pass on your non-material assets?
End-of-life conversations can bring clarity and comfort
Caregivers should know what hospice involves and how to navigate the decision
Even under tough circumstances, here are ideas to express your sympathy
When the subject is addiction, there are no easy answers
Moving forward while learning lessons about grief and living with the loss
But those who talk about it feel they need to keep it secret
Work & Purpose
A remote-work expert's cautionary tips on too-good-to-be true lures
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