Overcoming Obstacles: Why is death a taboo?

20140310-2Nineteen year old Lucy, who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, has been writing a blog since 2012 about what it is like to live with a life-limiting and life-threatening illness. Here we republish one of this inspiring young woman’s recent posts on the importance of talking about death and of making the most of life. She also addresses misconceptions around hospices and palliative care…read more

“I want to break the negative associations with hospices and palliative care. People need to realise they are not just about death, they’re about living well in life and in death.”

From ehospice’s UK edition.