Call to end 'taboo' of talking about death

Call to end 'taboo' of talking about death
 

A charity is calling for a "national conversation" about dying, saying the topic has become "taboo" and a source of anxiety for many. The Sue Ryder charity says people should talk to their loved ones about their final wishes as well as making sure they look after themselves.
Emily Maybanks said she struggled to cope when her dad, Michael, died from lung cancer in 2012 at the age of 53.
Emily, who was 17 at the time, said she became withdrawn and unhappy, in part because she didn't have anyone she felt she could talk to about her loss.
She took up a place at Chichester... read more

 
26 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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