Deborah Golden Alecson

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Deborah Golden Alecson is a writer, poet, and thanatologist. Her books include Lost Lullaby (IntoPrint Publishing, 2014), We Are So Lightly Here: A Story About Conscious Dying (IntoPrint Publishing, 2014), Complicated Grief: A Collection of Poems (Finishing Line Press, 2014) and Alternative Treatments for Children Within the Autistic Spectrum (Keats Publishing, 1999). She is adjunct faculty for Excelsior College and Williams College. She teaches courses in thanatology and medical ethics. Her website is http://deborahgoldenalecson.com

Articles by Deborah Golden Alecson

Poem: Dementia

Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 - yes – she remembers that she lived there too then hunkers down to deliver the exact address forgets what she is trying to remember

Massachusetts needs Death with Dignity measure

Monday, 12 Jan 2015 - Those who support death with dignity deem it to be a basic human right. Currently, there are five states in the United States where death with dignity is legal: Oregon, Washington, Montana, New Mexico and Vermont. Each state had come to this status in various ways: through ballot, legislative action, and judicial support.

Poem: Your birth day

Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 - your birthday an anchor for my unmoored soul an annual remembrance that you were in this world