‘I know I’m going to have a good death’: Why palliative care matters

“Then this angel came along and asked me if I wanted to go to palliative care,” Young recalled. “I said, ‘What the heck. I don’t want to die alone in a hallway.’”

Thanks to a referral from a compassionate ER nurse, he ended up at the West Island Palliative Care Residence, a hospice in Kirkland, Que., that has a reputation as one of Canada’s best – a model for how end-of-life care should be delivered. More.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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