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It’s time to talk about death over dinner

By Kimberly De La Cruz
Las Vegas Review-Journal

There’s no place like the kitchen table to come face-to-face with your own mortality. When it comes to planning for the end of life, food and drinks atop a dining table make a better setting than an emergency room table, according to the national campaign “Let’s Have Dinner and Talk About Death.”

It’s the kind of chat that covers the big stuff, when you express to your family and friends the way you picture your final days on Earth — and what comes after. If you don’t have it, those left behind could be burdened by your end-of-life decisions, or lack thereof.

And if you can’t talk with spouses, parents, children or friends about death, campaign founder Michael Hebb said, just talk with somebody.

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November 12th, 2015