Understanding How Death Doulas Are Changing Palliative Care


As America's population ages, the need for better and more customized end-of-life care becomes greater. This need has led to a variety of new palliative care services that help the dying, either directly or indirectly. Death doulas, sometimes referred to as death midwives, are just one example of the way some patients are not only coming to terms with their mortality, but in some cases, embracing it as a valuable experience in its own right.

17 May 2016