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Elderly New Zealanders And Their DIY Coffins

Seniors across New Zealand get together to socialize and build their own coffins

According to the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand, the average cost of a funeral there can be between $6,500 and $7,000. A coffin alone can range between $1,000 and $10,000. Now some clever New Zealand seniors have come up with an alternative to … Continue reading

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How Does Hospice Improve Quality of Life? An Interview with Sheena Boyd

Sheena Boyd illuminates how hospice services can improve the quality of life for clients with terminal diagnoses

Today SevenPonds speaks with Sheena Boyd, a former UK hospice worker at St. John’s Hospice in central London. Boyd has had 10 years of hospice experience as a day services manager, where she would help clients maintain a quality of … Continue reading

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LSD Research Makes Biggest Headway in 40 Years

Clinical trials reveal therapeutic effects of psychedelics on those nearing death

Timothy Leary may be dead, but research into the therapeutic benefits of psychedelics is thriving once again. Specifically, recent studies have explored the potential for LSD to ease anxiety and depression for those overcoming addiction, or nearing death. In the early … Continue reading

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