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People once avoided certain topics, like talking about death and dying, but that's slowly changing. Here is why those discussions are so important to individual patients, their families and friends.

I often wonder why Mom is fighting so hard for so long. It recently dawned on me that she may literally have the "fear of God."

Sherwin Nuland, author of "How We Die: Reflection's on Life's Final Chapter," recently passed away from prostate cancer. His award-winning book offers insights on controversial end-of-life issues.

The Death Cafe movement is gaining momentum in the United States, and around the world. Discover what makes people want to get together and talk to one another about death.

End-of-life care includes helping the dying person manage mental, emotional distress and find spiritual comfort. An elder who is nearing the end of life feel depressed or anxious and might also have some specific fears and concerns.

How can caregivers deal with their elderly parent's fear of dying? Read some concerns of elderly parents who have a fear of dying.

When a loved one is nearing the end of their life, caregivers and family members often have many questions. This guide to end-of-life care addresses the most common concerns regarding the dying process.