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Melissa Barber
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Time to face reality: terminally-ill people are already asking for an option to shorten their suffering and physicians are honoring these requests. Why not have laws regulating this practice to keep everyone safe?
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Rather than writing his obituary , I thought it would be better to pay tribute to Steve Jobs by stealing one of his ideas. That's why I made this last Think Different video, in memoriam.
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Apologies to friends with children.
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It's like the old saying - "Money can't buy you happiness, but at least it doesn't scream in the middle of the night or expect you to hand-wipe its ass." In fact, with enough of it, you can get someone to do that second part for YOU.
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I wrote this about my time with my grandma in her final years.
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A simple and effective video taking on a crappy issue.
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I'm a data wrangler and project manager for North Peak Solutions, LLC. Formerly, I was Director of Digital Communications at Death with Dignity National Center.
  • Pacific University
  • North Peak Solutions
    Project Manager, 2012 - present
  • Death with Dignity National Center
    Director of Digital Communications, 2010 - 2014
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A Year of Assisted Death in Film

It's been quite a year for filmed discussions about assisted death. That statement itself is remarkable considering how taboo the entire sub

The Facts about Death with Dignity

Today, I was looking at a copy of the Washington Death with Dignity Act to check out a specific piece of information, and I realized ...

Off On A Tangent

Steve Garfield on pop culture and technology. Thursday, January 05, 2012. Massachusetts "Death with Dignity" Initiative (2012) Dig

Euphemisms for Death | Death with Dignity National Center

Wear wooden pajamas, to smell the flowers from below, popped their clogs, to swallow one's birth certificate, to eat dandelions by the roots

Steve Jobs on Death and Dying

If you live each day as if it was your last, someday, you’ll most certainly be right. That's the quote Steve Jobs chose during his ...

Death with Dignity Ballot Initiative Proposed in Massachusetts

It was in January or February of this year when I first heard of local activity in Massachusetts—a team was ...

Massachusetts Attorney General Certifies Proposed Ballot Measure

Dignity 2012, the Massachusetts coalition of concerned citizens working toward passing the next Death with Dignity Act, took another step cl

The Need for Carefully Crafted Death with Dignity Laws | Death with Dign...

Physician-assisted death happens every day in every state. This reality is often avoided by patients and the medical community in discussion

Memories of My Grandma | Death with Dignity National Center

A lot of my work is focused on tracking and reporting about the exciting efforts surrounding the Death with Dignity movement, and a big part

Pre-order Your "How to Die in Oregon" DVD Now

My wife understood the meaning of her own life. It seems like a story about dying, but actually it ...

Engage with Grace this Holiday Weekend

This week in the US, many friends and families will come together to enjoy a feast, watch some football, and zealously shop Black Friday dea

Bring Dignity Home this Holiday Season

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How to Die in Oregon Discussion Guide

Death with Dignity National Center is the leader in successfully establishing, advancing and defending Death with Dignity Acts – national c


#DWDchat healthcare social media hashtag. Get Transcripts and Analytics. What is #DWDchat twitter hashtag? assisted death, death, death with

Just What Are Death with Dignity Laws Anyway?

Death with Dignity laws aren't fully understood by many people. An unfortunate side-effect of this ...

Who Should Make End-of-Life Decisions?

This article was originally posted on Huffington Post. Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist. His latest book, Saying Goodbye:

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