Facing Death and Surviving Grief

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Dying, and coping with death, are scary subjects and rarely discussed aloud in our society. But talking about them do open doors – and help with the grieving process.

Talking about Death and Dying

All of us are going to die – there are no exceptions. But talking to people who are about to die about dying is no easy thing. In fact, many prefer to sidestep the conversation. This major taboo, however good the reasons to keep to it are, have negative consequences that people should be aware of. The major one is that a patient’s right to be informed and to prepare for death is not properly considered.

Dr Oo Loo Chan from Charis Hospice tries to change things and to start this tough conversation.


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