Welcome to Talking Matters, a blog featuring updates, stories, and interviews from The Conversation Project. Check back each week for a new post!

During the month of May, we at The Conversation Project (TCP) produced and helped disseminate a number of new tools and resources designed to support you as you either have the conversation about what matters most to you or lead the TCP initiative within your community. Read this piece to learn more!

There is no denying that when it comes to caring for individuals there is great power in shifting from a typical “What’s the matter with you?” clinical-based approach to a combined “What matters to you?”…

Dear Loved Ones: You’ll Do Just Fine
By Joan McIver Gibson, 05/20/2019

If you’re faced with decisions on your own, here’s what matters to me, right now. As it changes, I promise to tell you…

The key to ensuring that everyone’s end-of-life wishes are respected is ensuring that healthcare providers are equipped with the knowledge, skills and resources necessary to respect the wishes of their patients’. Check out this piece that offers 6 helpful resources for healthcare providers who are dedicated to honoring the values of their patients’.