Tag Archive: advance directives


Have You Had Your Conversation?

Good morning! Today is the 8th annual National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD). NHDD “exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. NHDD is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be” …

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The Holistic Nurse: Keeping the Meaning in Birth and Death

We spent the month of April discussing pregnancy and fertility – birthing new life. Today we’ll complete the circle and talk about how we both enter and leave this world. Gretchen Brauer-Rieke is a retired nurse-midwife and the founder of CodaConversations, an educational service for end-of-life health care decision-making. She is also a certified Advance …

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