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Lauren Kahn
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Lauren Kahn is the founder of Punchwell Press, a branding and content creation company, and she is an editor for Everplans, a resource for end-of-life planning. Lauren received her MBA at Wharton and her BA from Brown University.

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Share Your Problems With Me

(1) Comments | Posted September 7, 2013 | 10:34 AM

When someone is dealing with a significant hardship, like death or caring for someone who is dying, the natural inclination may be to give that person space. And sometimes, that's exactly what the person needs, especially in the beginning when she's trying to make sense of the emotional avalanche that...

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Regrets From the Last Days With My Mother

(10) Comments | Posted July 18, 2013 | 3:04 PM

About a week before my mom died, she asked me not to leave her side. She was in a hospital cot next to her actual bed at home under hospice care. I stayed with her, slept in her bed next to her cot at night, and would often...

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A Caregiver's Identity Crisis

(3) Comments | Posted July 1, 2013 | 10:55 PM

If you've ever been on the receiving end of a terminal diagnosis or watched someone struggle with a serious illness, then you know about the identity crisis that strikes when someone becomes sick. Like patients, caregivers too must cope with forces that put pressure on their identities.

A serious diagnosis...

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