Tag Archives: Cicely Saunders

Hospice Photo Stories Offer Insight into Pan-Asian World of Palliative Care

Short film 'After Cicely' inspires photo journals documenting hospice care across Asia

Inspired by British physician and founder of the modern hospice movement, Cicely Saunders (1918-2005), the short film After Cicely explores the incorporation of palliative care into medical practices across Asia. This film inspired several photo stories that document palliative care … Continue reading

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Easing into the End of Life

Where does the US stand on the subject of death, dying and comprehensive end of life care?

People like to know what’s ahead. Yet, life is unpredictable. Perhaps one of the reasons death, something natural and something we all share, is still tainted with fear. How do you plan and prepare for an experience filled with uncertainty? … Continue reading

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Honoring Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders, Founder of Modern Hospice Movement

We look back at her extraordinary life and ongoing legacy

Just 9 years ago from last Monday, Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders’ life came to a close after 87 years. Born in 1918, she marched across the 20th century as a self-starting woman destined to be remembered as the founder … Continue reading

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