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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused over 700,000 deaths world-wide and resulted in millions of casualties. How has the pandemic changed our perceptions, attitudes, and policies towards death and dying? Has it led to a greater understanding and acceptance of death as a part of life? Or has it increased our fear of dying, as people witness the devastation COVID has wrought in long-term care homes and other congregate facilities? How might it lead to more open conversations about how we want to live and die?

These are some of the issues I discussed with Gaby Novoa of the Vanier Institute of the Family in an interview we did a couple of weeks ago. Here’s a link to that discussion.

https://vanierinstitute.ca/in-conversation-katherine-arnup-on-death-dying-and-dignity-during-covid-19/

How has COVID-19 impacted your experience of death and dying?

 

 

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