The Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET) is a group of health care professionals from across the country that collaborate with each other to understand and improve palliative and end-of-life care.

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Advance care planning: Let's Start Sooner

Advance care planning (ACP) is a communication process wherein people plan for a time when they cannot make decisions for themselves. It includes reflection, deliberation, and determination of a person’s values and wishes or preferences for treatments at the end of life.
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Last Stand

The first time I saw Jessa, she lay crumpled in the ICU bed, paralyzed, expressionless and unable to speak. A military veteran, she had fought in Desert Storm, but she now was facing a deadlier and more inexorable foe: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), aka Lou Gehrig's disease.
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Ain't the Way to Die

Rapper ZDoggMD addresses end-of-life issues in his remix Ain't the Way to Die.
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Our Projects

Find out what CARENET researchers are doing
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Resource Center

Our resource library has links to decision aids, tools, publications, videos and More >

Personal Stories

Do you have a palliative or end-of-life story to tell? Share your story - and read about experiences from other Canadians
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