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How can we cope with longer dying experiences?

We will probably die from a chronical desease. This makes the dying experience longer. How can we cope with this?

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This video from the School of Life is full of usefull facts and figures to consider.

Chronical deseases will probably be the cause we die from (heart deseases, cancer, respiratory problems). This means, that we will probably know well in advance, that we are going to die. We will probably not suffer pain, but we will have to learn how to cope with dying and death.

What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

In a modern world, the end of life experience is probably much longer than it used to be before we had modern medical screening methods. How can we learn to cope with this and learn how to live a good life even with the knowledge of our near end.

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My grandfather was a healthy person. Nothing medically wrong with him. However, he slipped on a patch of ice one day coming down the steps and he ended up in the hospital. He was fine and coherent at the hospital, mostly just tired. I was told his body was simply too old and weak to recover from that fall, and he passed away within a week. I was maybe 16 at the time and was in complete denial that he could die simply from falling down.

Marco Rasos also asks in Greatness and Grandness , what do we do while we wait to die? Spend time with family? What if they're too far away, and you're too old? And on the other hand, what if you're young and capable? Do you do everything on your bucket list like in Rochelle's story Right to Death ?