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Think Ahead in the Media


Think, Talk and Tell – why it’s so important

Not making decisions about the medical care you want at end of life can throw unwanted stress on family members. Margaret Hawkins talks to Dr. Tony Holohan about why there’s comfort in planning ahead.
Read the Farmer’s Journal piece, January 2023

How to Talk About Death?

“Not talking about the kind of death we want is a missed opportunity to direct the kind of life we want at all stages of our life. Talking about it can allay our fears,” says Valerie Smith, Think Ahead Lead at IHF, in conversation with Joanne Hunt in The Irish Times.
Read in the The Irish Times, November 2022.


Palliative Care Week with AIIHPC

Valerie Smith speaks to Yvonne McCahill, AIIHPC about the updated Think Ahead Planning Pack.
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Senior Times

Think Ahead is a practical tool and customisable guide for advance care planning and end of life. In this podcast, Valerie explains the initiative to Mairead Robinson of Senior Times.
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