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A new documentary, Defining Hope, has been described as a "clear-eyed and compassionate conversation starter" and an "uplifting look at end-of-life". It will be broadcast on Nashville PBS
on April 30. Check here for details or broadcasts in other cities.

Infographic: Getting Your Affairs in Order

The National Institute on Aging has developed an informative, easy-to-understand infographic about advance care planning.   It includes a helpful checklist. Great for sharing with friends, loved ones, and colleagues.​

In life, in death, U.S. Senator from Arizona was a role model to many.  After a valient battle against brain cancer, John McCain decided quality of life was better than quantity of life. It is a decision more and more people are making for a variety of reasons.   read more....
Gov. Bill Haslam proclaims April 16 as Tennessee Healthcare Decisions Day to highlight the importance of completing advance directives.
Members of a statewide coalition are encouraging Tennesseeans to make their healthcare wishes known.
National Healthcare Decisions Day, an initiative of  The Conversation Project, provides valuable information on healthcare decision-making. 
Proclamation
News Release
NHDD site
Discussions About End of Life Care Help Patients and Providers Be Prepared
From atom Alliance
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