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A rapidly changing landscape

Sometimes progress can seem slow, but perceptions and practices of End of Life Care are changing all around the world. Browse the articles and updates below to learn the latest on Empowered Endings, and End of Life Care in general. Don’t forget to check back regularly.

Recent articles:

Experiencing Dignity & Comfort in the Final Chapter

​By Nancy Daniel, Palliative and End of Life Doula, Nurse In this post, Empowered Endings team member Nancy Daniel shares a personal story of loss, love, dignity and support.  Family…

Spirituality is Medicine for the Soul: Elizabeth Uslander on the Lighting the Path Podcast

​​In this recent episode of the Lighting the Path podcast, Jerry Fenter delved into a deep discussion with Elizabeth Uslander, Co-Founder and Spiritual Director of Empowered Endings, shedding light on…

Psychology Today: What Every Family Should Know About Navigating Hospice Care

In this recent article for his Psychology Today Series, Permission to Choose, Dr. Bob Uslander, Co-Founder of Empowered Endings, explores the complex landscape of Hospice Care and how individuals and…

Prioritizing Open Conversations: A Conversation with Dr. Bob Uslander on Lighting The Path Podcast

Discussions about death often evoke discomfort and avoidance, and Dr. Bob Uslander’s (Dr. Bob) recent interview with Jerry Fenter on the Lighting The Path podcast offers a beacon of compassion…

How to Create an Advance Care Plan: Lighting the Path Podcast

Navigating the complexities of end-of-life decisions can be quite daunting. In this recent Lighting the Path Podcast episode Dr. Bob Uslander and host Jerry Fenter explore the importance of advanced…

Filling the Gaps: From Hospice Care to End of Life Doula

By Mary Keenan, Palliative and End of Life Doula, Nurse In this post, Empowered Endings team member Mary Keenan discusses some of the shifts she’s witnessed over the years working…

A New Vision of Our Final Chapter

by Dr. Bob Uslander for Aging Well Magazine For 25 years, I dedicated my life to the fast-paced world of Emergency Medicine, where I helped countless individuals escape the clutches…

The Complexities of End-of-Life Care: Insights from Dr. Bob on the Resilience Unravelled Podcast

Resilience Unravelled with Dr. Russell Thackeray In a recent episode of Resilience Unravelled, Dr. Russell Thackeray and Dr. Bob Uslander (Dr. Bob), Co-Founder and Medical Director of Empowered Endings explored…

Honoring Life Through Empowered Endings

Igniting the Spark with Stephanie James Elizabeth Uslander, MSW, MTS, the Co-Founder and Director of Empowered Endings, recently joined Stephanie James on her podcast Igniting the Spark for an enlightening…

10 Common Myths and Empowering Facts about End of Life Planning

The end of life journey is a part of the lived experience that each person faces at some point. Despite its undeniable presence, discussions surrounding death and dying are often…