Articles, Books, Videos, Blogs about Death & Dying (updated 5.25.12)

Blogs

NewOldAge Blog by Maggie Jones (NY Times)

End of Life Denial Comes at a Price

First Things Blog by Wesley J. Smith

Vermont
Quebec

End-of-Life Blog by Sean Philpott, Bioethics Program of Union Graduate College

“How to Die in New York”

Articles

Suicide by economic crisis in Europe

Terri Schaivo’s priest’s statement

Assisted Suicide Practice on the Rise

Murder-Suicide

92 year old seller of suicide kits stopped as tax evader

Drinking the Pro-death Kool-Aid 

Overcoming the Terror of Death – Psychology Today article

Taking Mom Home – A Eugene (OR) man’s journey with his mother to the end

Caregiving for loved ones the “new normal” for boomers

Cost of Dying: Planning for a good death, from advance directive to talking with your family

Cost of Dying: Common medical treatment decisions faced by families and doctors at end of life

In sickness and in health

Death With Dignity: The Case for Legalizing Physician-Assisted Dying and Euthanasia

Forced Exit: Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide and the New Duty to Die

The importance of death with dignity

Myths about how to act around someone who’s dying

Taking Responsibility for Death

Videos

Afterlifetv.com

Assisted suicide on Swiss TV

The Lady and the Reaper – YouTube video

Euthanasia – It’s about mercy killing (slide show)

Books

The Last Goodnights: Assisting my parents with their suicides” by John West

Death by Completion: A Guide to Conscious Dying by JoEllen Goertz Koerner

How to Die Consciously by Diane Goble

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by John B. Izzo

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