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Journey to Life’s End: A Traveler’s Guide, published in 1996 and updated 2002, authored by Susan Keller (MA Library Science, MA Management). This work offers people new ways to contemplate the journey to life’s end in a manner consistent with personal values, wishes and resources. The work weaves together state-of-the-art research, professional expertise and storytelling. Many professionals contributed insight and knowledge to make the work possible including attorneys, doctors, nurses, caregivers, educators, spiritual counselors, community elders and people terminally ill.
This work draws heavily upon Susan’s personal experience caring for frail and dying friends and neighbors over a number of years. Essays include: Successful Journeys, Life’s Learnings Applied, Managing Pain and Suffering, Planning the Journey and Dying Well. Legal documents related to health care are clearly explained in everyday terms using case studies to assist the reader. Pointers are given regarding personal property matters. Legal forms, specific to California, are included for advance care planning. True stories add meaning and value.
Journey to Life’s End: A Traveler’s Guide, 90 pages, $5 for shipping and handling spiral bound edition. Prepaid orders only please. Mail your check to Community Network.