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Death and dying are part of all of our lives.  This short film encourages us all to "Think Ahead" and plan for the future - this is often easier to do when there isn't the pressure, stress and uncertainty of illness.  If we talk together before there are problems it makes a difference to how we and our loved ones cope.

Resources

Special thanks to Rebecca Lloyd from Mitford Care Centre for providing permission to post these videos. More like them can be found at Mitford Care Centre's Compassionate Communities website.

Bill's Story


This short film explores the important role that friends and neighbours have in supporting someone who is seriously ill and their family.  

"Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone, his own burden, his own way." 

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Video Resources

Alberta Health Services Listing of Hospices in the Calgary Area - Has Transition Services advised you to find a hospice for you or your loved one? This listing provides all of the hospices in the Calgary area, along with their contact information and a map.


Alberta Health Services Palliative and End of Life Care- This site provides information on end of life care, services and helpful resources.


Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association - ​The Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association (AHPCA) Engages in Actions and Strategies that Result in Comprehensive, Equitable and Quality End of Life Care for Albertans


​​​Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association - The CHPCA is the national voice for Hospice Palliative Care in Canada. Advancing and advocating for quality end-of-life/hospice palliative care in Canada, its work includes public policy, public education and awareness. 


Canadian Virtual Hospice- The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides support and personalized information about palliative and end-of-life care to patients, family members, health care providers, researchers and educators.


Conversations Matter - End of Life Care planning in Alberta. An excellent resource for talking to your family about your end of life care wishes.  

Bobby's Story: Talking to Children


We cannot protect our children from the realities of illness, dying, death and loss. Even very young children can sense when something is happening in their family without anyone saying anything to them. It is important to be honest with children about death and dying, using their language and answering their questions. Don't leave them to cope alone

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