1.8 References & Media Attributions


Ariturk, D. (April 1, 2019). Death is a social construct. Duke University Research Blog. https://researchblog.duke.edu/2019/04/01/death-is-a-social-construct/

Booth, S. (March 17, 2019). How the death positive movement is coming to life. HealthLine. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/the-death-positive-movement

Boydell, N. (May 10, 2019). ‘How will I move on without you?’: What I learned when I talked to my parents about death. CBC. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/nowornever/what-are-you-doing-to-prepare-for-a-good-death-1.5128341/how-will-i-move-on-without-you-what-i-learned-when-i-talked-to-my-parents-about-death-1.5129634

Caitlin Doughty (n.d.). https://caitlindoughty.com/

Facing end of life. (n.d.). Cancer care Victoria. https://www.cancervic.org.au/get-support/facing-end-of-life/caring-for-someone-nearing-the-end-of-life

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO). (September 18, 2019). Compassionate communities. https://www.hpco.ca/compassionate-communities/

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). (n.d.). About us. https://theconversationproject.org/about/

Kaasalainen, S., Sussman, T., Nicula, M., Lawrence, J., Thompson, G., McCleary, L., Wickson-Griffiths, A., You, J. & the SPA-LTC team. (January 1, 2021). Evaluating the implementation of the conversation starter kit in long term care. Open Nursing, 7.  https://doi.org/10.1177/23779608211051824

Kelly, K. (October 27, 2017). Welcome the reaper: Caitlin Doughty and the ‘death-positivity’ movement. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/oct/27/caitlin-doughty-death-positivity

Kendal, S. (January 25, 2021). It’s an important time to talk about death. Now Toronto. https://nowtoronto.com/news/theres-never-been-a-more-important-time-to-talk-about-death

Life file: Options for body disposition. (n.d.). Death with Dignity. https://deathwithdignity.org/resources/body-disposition/

McGroarty, B. (2019). Dying well. Global Wellness Trends. https://www.globalwellnesssummit.com/2019-global-wellness-trends/dying-well/

Monuments & Memorialization. ( n.d.). Beechwood. https://beechwoodottawa.ca/en/cemetery/monuments-memorialization-options

Moore, C. & Williamson, J. (August 14, 2003). The universal fear of death and the cultural response.. Handbook of death & dying. 3-13. https://us.sagepub.com/sites/default/files/upm-binaries/5233_Bryant_Sample_Article_Universal_Fear.pdf

O’Brien, S. (n.d.). How embracing death allows us to live fully. DoulaGivers Institute For Higher Learning. https://www.doulagiversinstitutefhl.com/2020/10/08/how-embracing-death-allows-us-to-live-fully/

Parker, M. (November 24, 2011). Body or soul: Why we don’t talk about death and dying. TheConversation.com. https://theconversation.com/body-or-soul-why-we-dont-talk-about-death-and-dying-4354

Rawlings, D., Davies, G. & Tieman, J. (May 1, 2021). Compassionate communities – What does it mean for roles such as a death doula in end-of-life care? Public Health, 194, 167-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2021.02.038

Rawlings, D., Tieman, J., Miller-Lewis, L. & Swetenham, K. (September 26, 2018). What role do Death Doulas play in end-of-life care? A systematic review. Health & Social Care in the Community, 27(3), e82-e94. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12660

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Sorrell, J. (2018). End-of-Life conversations as a legacy. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services, 56(1), 32-35. https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20171219-03

Sussman, T. (October 24, 2019). To die well, we must talk about death before the end of life. TheConversation.com. https://theconversation.com/to-die-well-we-must-talk-about-death-before-the-end-of-life-124256

The Conversation Project. (June 9, 2014). ABC World News with Diane Sawyer: The Conversation Project [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/J1r0Xbh0UVo

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Media Attributions

CTV News. (October 9, 2018). Why a N.S. woman is opting for assisted death earlier than she planned [Video]. CTV News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1509654

Dying with Dignity Canada. (November 2018). Remembering Audrey Parker [Photograph]. https://www.dyingwithdignity.ca/remembering_audrey_parker

Imagine Aging. (October 25, 2020). Imagine Aging Projects: Exploring death friendliness [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/DYbosNFtAmk

Kansas City PBS. (December 18, 2014). Death Cafes: Discussing death, and especially life [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/NM1V_CPRCSo

LinkedIn Sales Solutions. (October 2017). Two men talking [Photograph]. Unsplash. https://unsplash.com/photos/W3Jl3jREpDY

PBS NewsHours. (March 26, 2018). Learning how to think about death changed how I live [Video]. YouTube.PBS NewsHours. (March 26, 2018). Learning how to think about death changed how I live [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/wPh32g0j9HY 

RoundGlass EOL. (June 1, 2018). Death Over Dinner: What is Death Over Dinner? And why in the world would I host one? [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/akS6w7Bi66s

Speak Up Ontario. (n.d.). Logo [Photograph]. Speak Up Ontario. https://www.speakupontario.ca/

Talks at Google. (June 14, 2018). Inviting the wisdom of death into life — Frank Ostaseski [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/wBraurRo_bg

TEDx Talks. (May 9, 2017). Let’s talk about death – Isabel Merrin  [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/R2HcxtBCK-o

The Conversation Project. (June 9, 2014a). ABC World News with Diane Sawyer: The Conversation Project [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/J1r0Xbh0UVo

The Conversation Project. (June 18, 2014b). The Conversation Project: An overview [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/owH-os9I19I

The Groundswell Project Australia. (2020). Talking about death is a part of life! [Photograph]. https://www.thegroundswellproject.com/dying-to-know-day 

The Lancet. (January 31, 2022). A new vision for death and dying – The Lancet Commission on the Value of Death [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/dRqjkIPMBhw

Tumisu. (n.d.). Feedback group communication opinion review [photograph]. Pixabay. https://pixabay.com/illustrations/feedback-group-communication-2044700/

Cover Photo: Da Rosa, J. (March 2019). Women sitting on the chair photo [Photograph]. Unsplash. https://unsplash.com/photos/wXJViXxHP44 


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